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Kyushu Travel Guide in Japan

Japan’s Industrial modernization tour in Kitakyushu

 

This tour Introduces how Japan has become the world’s most industrialized country

in the short period.

 

Japanese industry at the end of 19th century was 200years behind. After Mathew C Perry

came to Japan in 1853, Japan’s industrial Revolution was started. Since Japan’s modern

Steel Industry operation commenced In 1901 in Kitakyushu, Japan became the world’s

leading industrialized country in only 100 years.

 

                  

 Under construction                  Operation start in 1901                                 Now  2019 

 


 

Tour conditions 

 

The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.

・Minimum number : 2 person

・Maxum number : 30 person

・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka-city, please specify the place where you want

・Tour date : please specify the date

・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.

・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.

 


 

Itinerary

 

8:30 leave hotel in Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery Studio

Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace

UNESCO World Heritage The First Head Office of the Imperial Steel Works 

lunch

Kawachi Reservoir

Nippon Steel / Yawata Works company visit

17:30 arrive Hotel in Kitakyushu

 

Option : the following sites can be arranged as a option.

Mojiko Retro

Mount Sarakura

 


 

Where to visit and what to learn

 

Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery Studio

Museum of Industrial Technology, in April 2007, based on this theme of “innovation,

” the Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery & Studio (KIGS) opened in Yahata, Higashida, 

where Japan’s mordern steel industry operation was started. 

 

 

Museum of Industrial

Technology

 

Introduce World Heritage,

Meiji Japan’s Industry Revolution

 

Introducing Industry innovation

history of Japan


 

Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace

The only one in the world, the Blast Furnace which was actually used until 1972, is preserved

as it was.   This place is the birth place of Japan’s modern steel industry began in 1901 and It

contributed greatly to the development of the Japanese steel industry.

 

 

  Blast Furnace

 

    Cast house floor  

 

   Torped car


 

The First Head Office of the Imperial Steel Works  / UNESOC World Heritage

Built in 1899, ahead of production facilities. It is an architectural fusion of Japanese and

European design, a two story red brick building with bilateral symmetry and a central dome

set in a Japanese tile roof.  The building has been registered on UNESCO World Heritage

in 2016, which has seen the history of Japan’s Industry modernization up to now.

 

 

 

Introduce the history of

Japan’s Industry modernization

accomplished here

 

 

The history of Japa’s Industrial

modernization has been

commenced here

 

 

The red brick building is

UNESCO World Heritage,

which was black painted

during the War period


 

Kawachi Reservoir

The reservoir for supplying water to Yawata Steel Works; the construction took 8 years and was

completed in 1927. The concept of the designer Hisanori Numata was “Civil engineering is an

eternal monument”.The Dam in harmony with nature, is imaged European Castle. 

 

 

Reservoir, constructed for the

industrial water supply to

Yawata Steel Works

 

Unprecedented design in the 

world has been applied to

harmonize with nature 

 

First-class civil construction

heritage

 


 

Nippon Steel / Yawata Works

Japan’s first modern steel making company established in Kitakyushu in 1901. 

Now, becoming the best steel maker with World-leading capabiities.  Process of steel

making can be learned to visit Blast Furnace and Hot rolling mill plants.

 

 

The Exhibition hall, introduce

the Steel making process and

history of Nippon Steel

 

Visit Tobata No. 4 Blast Furnace,

where more than 12,000 ton

melted iron with 1500 degree celsius is produced a day

 

Visit Hot Strip Mill where

1 to 2.5mm thin plates is

produced from 250mm

thick plates


 

Option

 

Mojiko Retro

Dr. Albert Einstein awarded Nobel Prize in Physic visited Moji in 1922, and he acclaimed that

everything could see were Arts. The exotic district of Mojiko Retro is visited by more than 2 

million tourists a year. Moji-ko Port flourished following its 889 designation as a Special National

Port for exporting coal and other products. 

 

 

 

 Mitsui Club, Dr. Albert Einstein

 stayed in 1922

 

 

Kaikyo Plaza, the shopping

and restaurant area

 

 

 Time back to 100 year ago,

 enjoy romantic atomosphere

 and beautiful harbor


 

Mount Sarakura

The hight of the mountain is 622 meters from sea level. In 10 minutes, you can reach the summit 

from the Cable Car Station using the Cable car and the Slope car.  At the top you are presented

with a magnificent and spectacular view of Kitakyushu.

 

 

 Cable car

 

  Slope car

 

     View from the summit


 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

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You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax : +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

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