Harunotsuji Archeological Site (ハルノツジイセキ)

Royal capital of Ikikoku that flourished with trade connecting Japan to China and Korea

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The Harunotsuji Archeological Site is a collection of historic ruins from a kingdom described in an old Chinese history book. Earthenware from various locations and money from China that indicate interaction with a variety of places have been found here. In addition, it has been confirmed that there are dwelling sites from that time and the remains of Japan's oldest port here. The adjacent Harunotsuji Guidance provides experiences of the way of life of ancient Japanese people (e.g., earthenware making, fire starting and magatama jewel making). It has also been designated as a special historic site of Japan.


Address 811-5322 長崎県壱岐市芦辺町深江鶴亀触1092-5
TEL 0920-45-2065(Harunotsuji Guidance)
Hours of Operation 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Closed December 29 to January 3
Price Free admission
*Various experiences have charges
Parking Parking lot available
Access 10 minutes by car from Ashibe Port
Note Vending machines, restrooms and FreeSpot available


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