The birthplace of cement industry (historical site)

The birthplace of cement industry (historical site)

Material which succeeded in production of the first cement in Japan

Soichiro Asano studied coke and coal tar waste materials and developed a method to use these waste materials as fuel to create cement. By supplying coke to a cement factory, he made a great profit. Bronze statue of Soichiro Asano is standing now in the front of building.

Address 1-2-23, Kiyosumi, Koutou-ku
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Access Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line "Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station" Exit A3 9-minute walk

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