Glimpse into the lives of distant ancestors

A valuable historical site from the Jomon period.
The largest shell mound in the Sakura River basin, characterized by its horseshoe shape encircling the surrounding hills.
Excavations at the site have uncovered not only Yamatoshijimi clams and Hamaguri clams but also clay figurines, bracelets, and salt-making pottery. Due to its historical significance, it has been designated as a national historic site.