Welcome! To Tokoro ruins forest

March 1, 2019

Kitami-shi Tokoro ruins forest, official web site
Welcome! To Tokoro ruins forest
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 Large-scale remains group called "the remains of Tokoro" opens at the Sea of Okhotsk coast of Tokoro area of Kitami-shi, Hokkaido. It is valuable remain where hollow of remains of a dugout that amount to approximately 2,700 remains even now and is registered as country designated historic spot in elucidating mystery of unique culture - Satsumon culture, Okhotsk culture - which prospered again in ex-Hokkaido because it is important remain.
 In Kitami-shi, we succeeded business of former Tokorocho before merger and carried out investigation into remains of Tokoro and neighboring remains in cooperation with University of Tokyo department of literature archeology laboratory. We opened in corner of the remains of Tokoro in 1993 (Heisei 5) that "Tokoro ruins forest" disclosed result of such an archeological investigation and conveyed ancient life, culture in history.

... Tokoro ruins forest ...

Please see hall usage guidance of the remains of place about hall viewing charges of the remains of place.


Hall, buried cultural property center opening calendar of remains


We published "Tokoro ruins forest" news March issue.

Downloading (guide map, leaflet) of document

 We introduce a part of store, the display in "cultural heritage online".
 Please see from "to list of collections" of this link (we move in site of Agency for Cultural Affairs).

※Please see list of articles about other update articles.


☆Attention ☆  To remains where forest is taken a walk through

 From the end of May to about October, mosquito comes to fly in forest of remains, and we may be attacked every year depending on day by considerably a large quantity of mosquitoes. When you come to forest of remains, we recommend measures such as wearing clothes of long sleeves using protecting against insects spray.



Tokoro ruins forest


Tokoro ruins forest
Hall (〒 093-0216 371, Sakaeura, Tokorocho, Kitami-shi, Hokkaido) of the remains of place
telephone: 0152-54-3393
facsimile: 0152-54-3538