Asia Pacific University Study tour in Kitakyushu, 2018
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.
In this Field trip, let’s learn how Japan has become the world’s most
8:00 Leave APU and Beppu
10:00-11:00 Yokoshiro Citizen Centre
Learn about Local community’s activities in Kitakyushu
11:30-12:30 lunch at Riverwalk Kitakyushu neat Kokura Castle
13-00-14:30 Higashida District
Kitakyushu Innovation Galle, Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace
Former Head office of Yawata Works
(World Heritage of Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution)
15:00-16:30 Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation Yawata Works
18:30 Arrive at Beppu and APU