World Heritage, Jomon Prehistoric Sites in Northern Japan!


Last July, Jomon Prehistoric Sites in Northern Japan, including Omori Katsuyama site in Hirosaki, was designated as a world cultural heritage site.
It consists of 17 archaeological sites in the southern part of Hokkaido Island and northern Tohoku.
Omori Katsuyama site has a stone circle flourished in about 1,000 B.C. on a hill of the east side of Mt.Iwaki, the highest mountain in Aomori.
Now we are preparing to welcome people from not only Japan but overseas.