Kamegaoka Site designated as a National Historic Site in 1944 is a settlement site of the Final Jomon Period, approximately 2,000 years ago, and is located on 12 kilometers northwest from JR Kizukuri Station.
The Shakokidogu (clay figures that look like wearing sunglasses) was found in the Kamegaoka Site. With big eyes and decorated body, the Shakokidogu looks like a creatures from outer space and is as if it is veiled in mystery of the ancient world.
The Site is also known for other beautiful earthenware, such as lacquered pots and dishes with their delicate work.
|Address||Kamegaoka, Kizukuri-tateoka, Tsugaru-shi, Aomori 038-3284|
|Tel||Tsugaru City, Culture Division of Board of Education; 0173-49-1194|
|Fax||Tsugaru City; 0173-42-3069|
|URL||Tsugaru City (English)|