West Japan Industrial Club
Historic Building representing modern Japanese architecture
The building was constructed in 1911 as the former Matsumoto Kenjiro residence, and
was designed by renown architectural designer Tatsuno Kingo, whose representative
works was JR Tokyo Station. The building is designated as a national cultural asset.
Former owner, Matsumoto Kenjiro was a Japan’s prominent business person and one
of founder of Meiji Senmon Gakkō or Meiji Technical College, Current Kyushu Institute
This building is now open to the public, and it is used as a restaurant, party and wedding reception.
|Address||1-4-3 Ichieda, Tobata, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture|
20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura World Station
10 minutes by a vehicle from JR Tobata Station