Mietsu Naval Dock
World Heritage, Site of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution
Before Meiji Restoration, the Mietsu Naval Dock served as a venue for naval drilling and
maintenance of Western-style ship, as the naval base of Saga Clan.
Japan’s first practical steam ship, the Ryofu-maru was constructed there in 1865.
|Address||446-1 Hayatsuetsu, Kawasoe-machi, Saga-city, Saga-prefecture|
110 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city
80 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city
70 minutes by a vehicle from Karatsu
50 minutes by a vehicle from Takeo
60 minutes by a vehicle from Arita
90 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city
|Open hours||9:00 to 17:00|
|Admission fee||No fee is required|
|Days closed||Monday, December 29 to January 3|