Dalian Friendship Memorial

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With the Port of Moji linked to Dalian City, China, by an international sea-lane, the City of Kitakyushu entered into a friendship agreement with Dalian in 1979.

Daliab Friendship Memorial was constructed to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the friendship agreement, by faithfully reproducing a railway and steamboat company's building constructed in Dalian by the Russian Empire in 1902.

This building features tiled outer walls with a beautiful contrast between brown and white, and impressive designs, such as a chimney and windows on the roof.

It houses a restaurant on the first floor, a resting place on the second floor.


Address1-12 Higashiminatomachi, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu
Opening hours9 a.m. to 5 p.m. * Chinese Restaurant Dalian Acacia is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Lunch time is until 2 p.m. on weekdays, and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and national holidays.), 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Closed days* Chinese Restaurant Dalian Acacia is regularly closed on the final Monday of each month. (When the final Monday falls on a national holiday, it will be closed on the next day.)
AccessApprox. 8 min. on foot from JR Mojiko Station




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