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Jizoda Ruins “Yayoikko Village”

The Jizoda Ruins/Yayokko Village has been designated as a national historic site. It is a composite site from the Paleolithic, Jomon, and Yayoi periods. The ruins of a settlement from the Yayoi period surrounded by wooden fences are rare even in Japan. In addition to the three pit dwellings, there are pavilions and other facilities, and events such as experiencing the Yayoi period are held from time to time.


business hours: 9:00-17:00 (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 10:00-16:00, until 15:00 in November)
Closed from December 1st to March 31st
price: free entrance
access: [Train] About 20 minutes by bus from JR Akita Station
[Car] About 5 minutes by car from Akita Expressway “Akita Minami IC”