Forest, official web site of Kitami-shi and the remains of time
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 "forest of the remains of place" disclosed result of such an archeological investigation and conveyed ancient life, culture in history.
... and forest ... of the remains of time
Please see hall usage guidance of the remains of place about hall viewing charges of the remains of place.
We published "forest of the remains of place" news January issue.
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.
Under "Kitami cultural assets guidebook" distribution!
We distribute "Kitami cultural assets guidebook" that map introduces the history, culture, famous place of Kitami free.
If you like, please drop in at "hall of the remains of place" "place cultural assets center to bury" reception desk (you distribute as soon as residue disappears and are finished).
※Distribution of "Kitami cultural assets map" was finished.
☆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.