Updated: 2017-08-10 16:50
  There are a lot of places nicknamed "Little Kyoto" throughout Japan. They are so called because they convey the atmosphere of Kyoto. One of them is Hita in Oita Prefectur...
Updated: 2017-05-24 16:08
  Miike coal mine was the largest coal mine in Japan, located in the area of Omuta, Fukuoka. Coals were porduces for 400,000 tons per year. The mines played an im...
Updated: 2016-10-21 17:37
  Facing calm sea waters, Sakitsu Church is also called “umi no tenshudo” or “church of the sea.” It has Gothic-style architecture with a high steeple, while the interior is lined with traditi...
Updated: 2016-10-21 09:42
  1. Kokonoe Suspension Bridge
Kokonoe "Dream" Grand Suspension Bridge is in Kokonoe-cho, Kusu District, Oita Prefecture. It is the highest and longest suspension bridge for pedestrians in Japan.   Opened in October 2006...
Updated: 2016-10-06 09:39
  The main building, built during the 43rd year of the Meiji Era in 1910, used as the meeting hall of the Chikuho Coal Mining Union, is now being used as a memorial hall showcasing the hi...
Updated: 2016-10-02 00:59
One of the structural assets belonging to the UNESCO World Heritage Site's "Meiji Japan's Industrial Revolution," which was registered in 2015.   This is a water pumping station, part of Ya...
Updated: 2016-07-27 09:53
  It is said that coal mining in Takashima started during the 19th century, when it was under the Saga-han (Saga Domain). In April 1868, a joint venture between Glover & Co. and the Saga D...
Updated: 2016-07-10 17:31
  1. Megane Spectacles Bridge
Megane Bridge is the oldest arch-shaped stone bridge in Japan that has been declared as a national cultural property.   In the 17th century, the city of Nagasaki was widened and a dike was...
Updated: 2016-07-04 15:32
  1. 航空科学博物館 1
  A public interest incorporated foundation, the Museum of Aeronautical Sciences in Shibayama, Chiba Prefecture is the first national aviation museum in Japan. It is located right next to Nari...
Updated: 2015-12-23 18:25
Kosuge Repair Dock is Japan’s oldest Western-style slip dock which maintained steam engines by steam-pulling mechanisms.   The stand where the ships were hoisted on by pulling it up via rail...

Pages