Hario Radio Tower

Built in 1922, the only long wave communication facility remaining in Japan

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The three towers made of concrete, standing near Saikai Bridge. It is said that these towers relayed the cipher that initiated the Pearl Harbor attack which set off the outbreak of the Pacific War. These towers with the height of 136 meters which stand on the vertex of a 300 meter-equilateral triangle took five years to built starting Taisho 7(1918).

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Address 859-3452 長崎県佐世保市針尾中町382
TEL 0956-58-2718(針尾無線塔保存会)
Hours of Operation 9:00AM - 12:00PM / 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Closed New Year Holidays
Price Admission free
Parking Available for free
Access By car/ Approx. 20 min. from Nishikyushu Exp. Way Daito IC.
By bus/ 50 min. from Sasebo Bus Terminal by the bus bound for "Saikaibashi Corazon Hotel" or "Saikaibashi Nishiguchi". Get off at "Takahata", 30 min. on foot.

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