Japan’s Industrial modernization
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.
We offer to learn how Japan has become the world’s most industrialized country.
Model of the tour
・Lecture of Japan’s Industrial modernization
Lecturer : Masa Kondo, managing director of Japan KYUSHU Tourist
(have expertise and experience in the technical field)
Venue : Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery
・Where to visit
To introduce how Japan has become the world’s most industrialized country by
visiting the following sites including Industrial Heritages.
(Tour guide is Masa Kondo)
The First Head Office of the Imperial Steel Works (World Heritage)
Built in 1899, ahead of production facilities. It is an architectural
Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal / Yawata Works
Japan’s first modern steel making company established in
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