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First Head Office of the Steel Works

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UNESCO World Heritage, Site of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution.   The four sites of

Yawata Steel Works in Kitakyushu area have been inscribed as Iron and Steel Industry.

Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding, and Coal Mining, are a grouping of historic sites that played

an important part in the industrialization of Japan in the Bakumatsu and Meiji periods.

 


 

First Head Office of the Steel Works, 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.

World leading rail produced

in the Steel Works

First Head Office registered

on the World Heritage

Observation deck of the

World Heritage


 


 

 Location of Kitakyushu-city

 

 


 

General information 

Address Higasida, Yahata-higasiku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station

70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

110 minutes by a vehicle from Beppu

 - Kitakyushu travel guide, Study tour to Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu tour, Study tours to Kyushu