Historic Site, Kamegaoka Stone Age Site

亀ヶ岡石器時代遺跡

Kamegaoka Site designated as a National Historic Site in 1944 is a settlement site of the Final Jomon Period, approximately 2,000 years ago, and is located on 12 kilometers northwest from JR Kizukuri Station.
The Shakokidogu (clay figures that look like wearing sunglasses) was found in the Kamegaoka Site. With big eyes and decorated body, the Shakokidogu looks like a creatures from outer space and is as if it is veiled in mystery of the ancient world.
The Site is also known for other beautiful earthenware, such as lacquered pots and dishes with their delicate work.

Area
Tsugaru area
Category
History and Culture
Trip Category
Culture

General Information

Address
青森県つがる市木造亀ヶ岡地内ほか
Contact
Tsugaru City, Culture Division of Board of Education
Telephone Number
0173-49-1194
Prices
Free
Directions
JR Shin-Aomori Station
JR Ou Line (40 min.ride)
JR Kawabe Station
JR Gono Line (40 min.ride, ¥970)
JR Kizukuri Station
taxi(20 min.ride)
Kamegaoka Stone Age Site
Website
(English) Tsugaru City

Basic Information

  • Multilingual
    Staff
  • Multilingual
    Signs
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Contactless
    Payments
  • Tax Free
  • Parking Lot
  • Barrier-Free
    Toilet
  • Barrier-Free

COVID-19 Prevention

  • Face Masks
    Required
  • Sanitizing
    Stations
  • Temperature
    Checks
  • Physical
    Distancing

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