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Naka Waste Treatment Plant Tour

1-5-1 Minamiyoshijima, Naka-ku,, Hiroshima 730-0826, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Unless you have booked a tour don't go

Unless you have booked a tour, speak Japanese or are very interested in this architecture - don't... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Agnes M
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Grenoble, France
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What a surprise location!

By chance I read about this waste treatment plant that was designed by an award-winning Japanese... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
TravellingManOz
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Brisbane, Australia
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Oct 15, 2017
“Unless you have booked a tour don't go”
May 28, 2017
“What a surprise location!”
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1-5-1 Minamiyoshijima, Naka-ku,, Hiroshima 730-0826, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Unless you have booked a tour, speak Japanese or are very interested in this architecture - don't go! The building is ok but there is Nothing to see! Everything is in Japanese - quite a shame!

Thank Agnes M
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

By chance I read about this waste treatment plant that was designed by an award-winning Japanese architect. So I found myself catching the number 24 bus from Hiroshima Station to its depot in Yoshijima. A short walk and I was at the front entrance to...More

Thank TravellingManOz
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Who would think that a visit to a garbage incinerator could stir the soul? We did not do the tour (Japanese only) but spent 2 hours visiting this wonderful plant. Designed by the Japanese architect Tanaguchi, the Hiroshima City Incinerator is housed in a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2016

I had read in a book that it is worth visiting, so I asked my guide to take me there. Unfortunately the book had not told me that guided tours need to be booked 10 days before and she only rang on the day. We...More

1  Thank Waliserin
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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

I usually enjoy visiting any sort of manufacturing/ processing plant but this visit was disappointing. It took 50 minutes on the bus from Hiroshima station The building is just a large rectangular steel block containing an incinerator. The "Ecorium" is an enclosed walkway through the...More

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

The Naka Waste Incineration Plant in southern Hiroshima might seem like a strange place to visit, but it is an impressive piece of modern architecture and you'll see a different corner of the city. Designed by architect Yoshio Taniguchi (responsible for MoMA's downtown building in...More

2  Thank Julian D
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