Former Miike Coal Mine Miyaura Pit (Miyaura Coal Memorial Park)

In 1887 (Meiji 20), one of the main coal pits of the Miike mine, Miyaura Pit was opened.
The existing chimney was constructed in 1888 (Meiji 21). Its height is 31.2 meters (102.4 feet). Diameter at the top is 2.9 meters (9.5 feet) and 4.3 meters (14.11 feet) at the base. The chimney was designated a Cultural Asset of Japan on January 16, 1998 (Heisei 10).
The mine is the oldest Japanese industrial complex focusing on coal as a raw material. It is now the Miyaura Coal Memorial Park.

Industrial Tourism Details: Industrial Asset/Coal
Facility introduction of Former Miike Coal Mine
Tours: Available

Address 836-0835 132-8 Nishimiyaura Town, Omuta City, Fukuoka
Contact Tel:0944-41-2750 
Omuta City Commerce and Tourism Division
Fees Free admission
and Holidays
Open year round
Parking Parking available
Access A five minute drive from Omuta station. A 15 minute walk from there.
Area Chikugo Area
Genre Producing Tours (Workshops)

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