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From JR Tsuruga Station, it's a scenic bus ride to the Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant.
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Offshore sandbar popular with swimmers.
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Another power plant
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Out in the boondocks of Tsuruga is the Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant. All fenced in.
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Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant. All fenced in with security cameras everywhere.
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Near the plant is their public relations facility and museum called the Tsuruga Nuclear Power Pavilion or Tsuruga PR Pavilion. A 40-min. bus ride from JR Tsuruga Station.
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Tsuruga Nuclear Power Pavilion or Tsuruga PR Pavilion.
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From the Tsuruga Nuclear Power Pavilion, we can view the Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant.
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Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant. The cylindrical domed building on the left is the No. 1 reactor. Square building on the rght is No. 2 reactor.
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What's what at the Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant.
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Natural Gallery
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Natural Gallery
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Model of Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant. On the lower right is the two additional reactors they had planned to build, but shelved after the Tohoku disaster in 2011.
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Model of Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant.
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Atomic Theater shows how a nuclear power plant works.
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Nuclear power plants in Japan.
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Nuclear power plants in Fukui Prefecture.
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Fukui Prefecture produces the highest amout of nuclear power in Japan.
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Japan's first PCCV construction of a nuclear reactor housing.
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Safety of nuclear power plant workers.
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Nuclear waste drum.
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Nuclear waste canister
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Outside the museum, you can walk around the park-like grounds.
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Playground for kids.
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How a nuclear reactor produces electricity.
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Thermal power generation
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Model trains powered by winding.
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