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|
|Access||Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line "Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station" Exit A3 9-minute walk|