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 2021
The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.
・Minimum number : 2 person
・Maximum number : 30 person
・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.
8:30 leave hotel in Kitakyushu
UNESCO World Heritage The First Head Office of the Imperial Steel Works
Nippon Steel / Yawata Works company visit
17:30 arrive Hotel in Kitakyushu
Option : the following sites can be arranged as a option.
Where to visit and what to learn
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.
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.
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.
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 capabilities. Process of steel making can be learned to
visit Blast Furnace and Hot rolling mill plants.
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. Mojiko Port flourished following its 889 designation as a Special National
Port for exporting coal and other products.
The height 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.
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Address : AIM building 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture