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Sankyo soko, Sakata

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Built in 1893 to store the rice produced in the region, all 11 of the buildings at Sankyo soko remain in use today. Inside two of these structures you can study the history of the area and its relevance to trade and the community. Purchase local products in the shop on site, and walk around the exterior for plenty of rich photo ops of the distinctive historic structure and river. Take a look at our Sakata travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Sankyo soko and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Overall: 2-3/4 stars The 10 rice warehouses are handsome buildings to look at, but otherwise the property wasn't very interesting. It deserves a brief stop if you’re driving through Sakata City, but I...  more »
  • What an informative place..it has a history of transporting of rice to different areas using the Mogami River. Those were some back breaking days!! I watched the series "Oshin", and they have several ...  more »
  • This long row of traditional warehouses once stored rice, other grains, benibana, dried fish and other essentials for the local community between ships on the Japan Sea coast maritime route. Excellent...  more »
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  • Good place to stop by but nothing special
  • Nicely restored/maintained rice storehouses plus small museum.
  • Back in small amounts because it carries a sake in a small cup to eat gelato moire, I can try zelkova trees are beautiful to buy souvenirs!
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  • Location will be in the picture. My power spot. Sankyo Soko Inari blessings as I covered the cost of travel each year. Of course, this year is 👍.
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  • If you prefer the view from the other side. So early in the morning and no one to sit down and explore.
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