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Romon Gate, in Takeo


The landmark of Takeo Onsen.  Romon Gate, which was designed by a renowned

architect in the Meiji Era, Kingo Tatsuno, and is at the entrance of the Onsen area. 

The gate has become the symbol of Takeo Onsen.

In addition, there are some private bathrooms, which were built in the Edo Era in

the joint bathhouses, they are called the “Tonosama Buro” (Lord’s Bath), because

some important people had bathed there, such as the feudal lords of Nabeshima

and Siebold. (Philip Franz von Siebold)

Mojiko Station, in Kitakyushu-city


It is the only Station building that is designated as an Important National Cultural Property 

together with Tokyo StationMojiko Station is a beautiful station built in the Renaissance 

style and modeled on the Termini Station in Italy. 

Kyushu Railway (nowadays JR Kyushu) began rail services between Mojiko Station 

and Takase Station in 1891 and the Station building was built in 1914.

This was the first railway in Kyushu and subsequently Mojiko prospered greatly as a gateway 

to the Kyushu region after that.

This was the first railway in Kyushu and subsequently Mojiko prospered greatly as a

gateway to the Kyushu region after that.

Mitsui Club


Dr. Albert Einstein who awarded Nobel Prize in Physics stayed here. It was built by the

Mitsui Co., Ltd in 1921 as a reception centre and to provide accommodation for VIP’s. 

It is now designated as an important cultural property.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955), one of the world’s most famous theoretical physicists, stayed here

during his visit to Japan with his wife in 1922, and his room is displayed exactly as it was at that time.