Yoshinogari Historical Park, Yoshinogari-cho

At Yoshinogari Historical Park, you can explore the outstanding archaeological site, believed to be the earliest example of state government in the country. Beneath the ground here, archaeologists have uncovered elevated store houses, dozens of pit dwellings, and over 2,000 tombs, making it the largest and most important site in Japan, and an indispensable location for those who want to learn about the Yayoi period. Across the multiple ditch-and-palisade protected settlements, you can inspect and enter most of the reconstructed buildings, with some containing artifacts salvaged from the site. Near to the central settlement (thought to be where the ruling class would have resided), you'll find a museum filled with more artifacts and packed with information, with detailed English language translations. You can grab a meal at the saga restaurant on site, though it's worthwhile bringing along some water and snacks to sustain you as you explore the large park. To visit Yoshinogari Historical Park and get the most from your holiday in Yoshinogari-cho, create itinerary details personal to you using our Yoshinogari-cho online trip itinerary maker .
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  • I went with my family. Not long ago, went to elementary school, "where to study' impression was. However, athletic, experience available in adults and children to play where I think. You want to go again.
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  • What is so vast. All walks need considerable time and energy. Parking is quite wide. Volunteer guide who's also kind. It is a place in history. 100 castle there. Museum staff quickly and there was amazing. This is what to say also a lush natural location. Air also settles well mind.
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  •  Before the yoshinogari ruins historic site designation in the beginning of March to visit for the first time since the visit several times, so far.  Every time you visit exhibition outlets, such as pottery from here early like a prefab warehouse in the facilities and exhibits to improve.  The number is many buildings to warehouses on stilts in the exhibit, especially gravitate to. Deployed, according to the description section of these buildings is based remains, such as is, but is a big well there is too much human pillars built in straight.  Rather impressed with it than I was amazed.  Is the impression that the buildings have been restored here, generally many large buildings in surprise and really Yayoi era city have slipped into it seems. It is the stuff while would and this time there were characters in no circumstances do, such as drawing, of course, didn't seem well well some of these large buildings built.  Bihaku. Yayoi is the height of the building technology.  Visit here through the various exhibits Yayoi did think or are pondering over the period, but I just restored buildings would attracted interest.
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  • Fantastic park. Great kids play area and the historical ruins are really interesting and great to walk around.
  • Great for a walk and getting an idea of the ancient times. The area is quite huge, so take your time here. You can have a look into the houses and there are some games for children. The museum is nicely made. Fun fact: Lots of Pokemon and Pokestops ;)
  • It was raining when we visited and the wind was so cold that we just decided to have lunch at the restaurant. The Saga beef steak was oishi! From the restaurant I can imagine how great a visit the park would make but unfortunately it was too cold for us.
  • In the west we rarely are exposed to Japanese history prior to the Edo era. Yoshiogari Park gives us a view into the Yayoi period of Japanese history (3 c B.C. to 3 c A.D.) This fascinating look into ancient history was made all the better by locals and the volunteer guide who were all eager to share this slice of ancient life in their area with foreigners. I highly recommend taking the detour from the usual tourist stops to take in a little bit of history.
  • Incredible sense of history. The jar burials are astounding and very well presented. Plaques are presented in Japanese, Korean and English. Set aside at least 2 hours to see everything.

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