Tag: JP – Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel Shipbuilding and Coal Mining

Japan Sparks Feud With South Korea Over 400-Year-Old Gold Mine; Go Onomitsu; Bloomberg

Photo: Yasunari Itayama

A dispute over the history of a 400-year-old gold mine has touched off fresh animosity between Japan and South Korea, just as the Biden administration needs their cooperation to confront new North Korean weapons that threaten the U.S. allies.

Source: Japan Sparks Feud With South Korea Over 400-Year-Old Gold Mine

Former Glover House at World Heritage site in Nagasaki renovated; Atsuki Nakayama; Naimichi

Photo: Atsuki Nakayama

The Former Glover House, a popular tourist spot in this southwest Japan city that was home to British merchant Thomas Glover (1838-1911), has been renovated, with attention paid to its history and lived-in ambience.

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Kagoshima: The Prefecture With Many World Heritage Sites; Yuri I; Tsunagu Japan

Located in the most southwestern corner of the Kyushu region, Kagoshima is a prefecture full of history. So, it’s no wonder that the prefecture has a ton of World Heritage Sites! Visiting World Heritage Sites can help you learn a lot about the local culture and area, so keep reading to learn more about Kagoshima’s World Heritage Sites. Yuri I will also introduce two current candidates for World Heritage Sites that, if accepted, could boost Kagoshima to first place in terms of number of World Heritage Sites in all of Japan!

Source: Kagoshima: The Prefecture With Many World Heritage Sites

History, heritage and Hashima; David Tizzard & Benjamin Acree; Korea Times

History, heritage and Hashima…

Source: History, heritage and Hashima

Mitsubishi once transformed a Japanese island into a bustling coal mining metropolis. Now it’s an abandoned, derelict mess; Ryder Kimball; Business Insider

Hashima Island was a Japanese coal-producing powerhouse, but after its reserves became depleted it slowly transformed into an abandoned relic.

Source: Mitsubishi once transformed a Japanese island into a bustling coal mining metropolis. Now it’s an abandoned, derelict mess.

Gunkanjima: Japan’s Battleship Island; Aaron Paulson; Medium.com

Nagasaki’s World Heritage haikyo “ruin porn”…

Source: Gunkanjima: Japan’s Battleship Island

Is Japan’s ‘Ghost Island’ (Gunkanjima) As Mysterious As It Looks? We Found Out; Jim Clash; Forbes

Gunkanjima, also known as Hashima or ‘Ghost’ Island, was once a thriving coal-mining operation with more than 5,200 inhabitants. When the coal ran out in 1974, the mysterious place was totally abandoned.

Source: Is Japan’s ‘Ghost Island’ (Gunkanjima) As Mysterious As It Looks? We Found Out

Hashima – Brutal History And The Most Haunted Island On Earth; Addison DePitt; Greanville Post

Source: HASHIMA – BRUTAL HISTORY AND THE MOST HAUNTED ISLAND ON EARTH

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