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Tsukiji Reflectance Furnace



This is the Japan’s first constructed Reflectance Furnace. In the late Edo period when the

necessity of maritime defense increased, the Saga clan built the Tsukiji Reflectance

Furnace for making cast iron-made Western cannons and completed in 1850. And then,

the cast iron cannon was manufactured the first time in Japan in 1851. The reflectance

furnace was greatly contributed for initial stage of Japan’s Industrial Modernization.


General information

Address Nagase-machi, Saga-city, Saga-prefecture

110 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

80 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city


70 minutes by a vehicle from Karatsu

50 minutes by a vehicle from Takeo

60 minutes by a vehicle from Arita


90 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city

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