This industrial heritage once casted the battery in Odaiba.
A national historic site. An industrial heritage certified by Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. In the end period of Bakufu era, in order to against colonization and the board opening request of western countries, protect Japan’s capital Edo, Shogunate of Nirayama Edogawa Tarou Saemon suggest Bakufu and built this furnace.
The furnace casted cannons of Odaiba turret in Shinagawa offshore. The construction began in 1854. Finished in 1857. It casted several hundreds of cannons until it stop use in 1864.
It is the only well reserved industrial heritage that has complete body and chimney of the furnace. Structure and reverberatory furnace heat reflected to the vaulted ceiling, iron melting temperature (1700 degrees) to get to.
|Name||Nirayama Reverberatory Furnace|
|Address||268-1 Narutakiiri, Nakaji, Izunokuni, Shizuoka|
|Closed||New year holidays (Dec 31 to Jan 1)|
|Business housrs||9:00 to 16:30|
|Fee||– 100 yen for adults, 50 yen for middle and elementary school students.
– For group more than 20 people: 90 yen for adults, 45 yen for middle and elementary school students.
– People with disabilities are free to enter
|Getting there||– By car
From Numazu IC, via Route 1 and Route 136 for approx. 40 minutes. – By train
From JR Mishima Station, transfer to Izu-Hakone-Tetsudo Sunzu Line, get off at Izu Nagaoka Station, from there take a taxi for 5 minutes (1.9 km) or borrow a rental bicycle for 10 minutes, or walk for 23 minutes.
|Parking lot||10 spaces for bus, 40 spaces for normal size car, free to use|
|Contact||Izunokuni Shiyakusho Nirayama Reverberatory Furnace Tel. 055-949-3450|
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