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Sannai-Maruyama site, Aomori

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Visit an important archaeological site and learn about the people who lived here around 6,000 years ago at Sannai-Maruyama site, a Special National Historical Site of Japan. First settled around 3900 BCE and abandoned in 2300 BCE, the area displays many examples of human development, showing the growth of the culture from a hunter-gather community into a more sedentary one. See the underground food stores and pit dwellings that marked the temporary hunter-gatherer settlement, and the long houses and overground food storage areas that show the development into a more sedentary way of life. Discovered in 1992 when builders were surveying the area with a view to building a baseball stadium, the archaeological site includes reconstructions, a museum containing artifacts, and a wealth of explanatory information panels. Arrange to visit Sannai-Maruyama site and other attractions in Aomori using our Aomori vacation builder.
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  • And restore the building remains a vast, vigorous, was fantastic. Guide it's understandable explanation, can visit excavated numerous, good to go!
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  • Is new when excavated, is the ruins of more than 5,500 years ago. Can you imagine living Buri of the Jomon period. Cute figurines, arrowheads, axes, to cut the tree however that tool was unusual. I think more will not digging the whole thing, so what comes out or exciting. When there is no snow is visited in the winter, go for the good.
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  • It's the wrong time to go so I went to the winter isn't it? And told a lot of people, but fewer people, so take 見remashita. Views cannot be seen during this period were seen buried in snow just outside the ruins as a little disappointing that we, so it is also fun and I think. After a museum guide, I'm in borrowed boots had described the man, and around remains to be seen, I think. Also a tissue located at the reception site guide and I so recommend said, I returned.
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  • Great historical site with explanations of the early jommon people. Audio guides in English and Korean available. Museum and restaurant are also nice. Be warned the bus doesn't come as often on weekends and you may have a long wait of you don't want to take a taxi.
  • Incredible. A must see for anyone with interest in past civilizations.
  • Rather good fun. Most of the site is bilingual
  • An awesome place to learn Japanese history
  • This is the place you must be when you are in Aomori. English speaking guide may be available.