Ijinkan Foreigners’ Residence (Old Kagoshima Spinning Engineers House)

A valuable Western-style building constructed at the end of the Tokugawa Era and registered as a World Heritage site

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In 1867, when Japan’s first cotton mill was built in Kagoshima by the Satsuma clan, the Ijinkan was constructed to house the British engineers. As an extremely valuable Western-style building that was erected between the Tokugawa Era and the Meiji Era, it has been recognized as a World Heritage site, a National Important Cultural Property, and a National Historic Site.
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Adult: 200 YEN
Children: 100 YEN
9685-15 Yoshinocho, Kagoshima
(099) 247-3401

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