A popular tourist spot to feel Japan Vol.28 Retro view and time in Mojiko, Kitakyushu
means to think about old and good time, feel and miss historical and tasteful architectures.
In Japan, “retro” is also used in same meanings.
“Mojiko Retro” in Kitakyushu City, locates in the northernmost, is a tourist spot that made of maintained buildings, hotels, and facilities in the prospered time with foreigners trades to Retro taste of the
Taisho Period around Kitakyushu port, where was built in 1890.
A lot of tourists from both Japan and abroad visit here as the central town of Moji-ku.
“Mojiko station” was built in 1891 and transferred in 1914, and it was designated as a national important
property for the first time as the station building.
Now, it’s under large-scale repair to protect, so that the new station building will be shown in 2019.
Meanwhile, trains are working and you can see toilets, that were modern construct at that time.
There is “Kyushu Railway History Museum”, wooden passenger trains line up, built in the Meiji Period,
when Mojiko station was built.
“Sankiro” is a restaurant architecture, historical wooden building that has 3 floors.
On the second floor, there is a tatami floored hall called “Hyakujo-ma (means 100 tatami mats’ space)”.
On the first floor, there is a restaurant “Sankirousaryo”, and you can eat fugu noted foods.
Also we recommend you to stay at the inn with a Japanese tasteful atmosphere to be healed on the tatami
and to eat popular “grilled curry”.
You can see them forever.
You can be there forever.
Why don’t you visit Moji to feel such view and time?
Source of photos;http://www.mojiko.info/4syashin/