Kitakyushu / UNESCO World Heritage one-day tour
Kitakyushu-city is the birth place of Steel Making Industry in Japan and contributed greatly to
the development of the Japanese industry modernization. The four sites of Yawata Steel Works
in Kitakyushu area have been inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage as Sites of Japan’s Meiji
Industrial Revolution in 2015.
This tour introduce how Kitakyushu-city contributed to Japan’s industrial modernization with
unprecedented speed in the world and also the history to Environmental Future City can be
learned while visiting World Heritage sites and related Industry Heritages.
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.
8:00 Depart Fukuoka-city
Transfer to Kitakyushu-city using Kyushu Expressway, 1 hours
Visit World Heritage and related site in Kitakyushu
First Head Office the Steel Works UNESCO World Heritage
Lunch in Kokura
Onga River Pump Station UNESCO World Heritage
Transfer to Fukuoka-city
18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city
Where to visit
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.