”Kitakyushu is the World Heritage” Bus tour
Learn English while traveling in Kitakyushu Japanese
Japanese industry at the end of 19th century was 200 years behind.
After Mathew C Perry came to Japan in 1853, Japan’s industrial Revolution was started.
In 1901, Japanese modern steel industry started in Kitakyushu. Since then Kitakyushu
became the industry city and Japan’s Industrial modernization has been achieved here
with unprecedented surprising speed. And Japan’s Industrial modernization processes
were evaluated by UNESCO, and Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution has been
registered on the World Heritage.
The tour offers how Japan became the world’s leading Industrial country by visiting World Heritage
and Industrial Modernization Heritages sites as well as Eco-town area.
World Heritage Kawachi Reservoir Eco-town
●Where to travel
Japan’s modern steel industry was started at Higashida district in 1901.
Since then, the Works was expanded and enhanced and greatly contributed
to Japan’s industrial modernization
The first-class civil construction heritage that triggered the registration of
UNESCO World Cultural Heritage of Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution
Kitakyushu is now the most advanced city in Japan with regarding to pollutuion control
and recycling technologies. The world leading environmental issues can be learned here.
・Date March 24 (Sat.), 2018
・Participant : Max 40, Min 25
・Transportation : Chartered bus
・Price : 4,500 yen a person (included tour document fee)
・Guide : Japan KYUSHU Tourist Masa Kondo
・Time : 9:00 through 9:20
・Place : Parking lot of the Bus at JR Kokura Station Shinkansen side
・9:30 Depart at JR Kokura Station
Kitakyushu Innovation Garary → Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace
World Heritage / First Head office of the Steel Works → Yawata Port
Lunch at Higashida AEON Mall
Kawachi Reservoir → Eco-town
・16:30 Disband at JR Kokura Station
Tour Guide : Masa Kondo, Managing director of Japan KYUSHU Tourist
I will guide you in a bilingual language of English and Japanese, who has
has expertise and experience in the technical field having worked in the
steel making company in many countries such as Argentina, Brazil USA, Finland, Italy and South Africa.