Toro Ruins is the ruin of a village around 1st century (Yayoi Period), and is located about 2.5 km southeast of JR Shizuoka station.
This ruin was found in 1943 when a munition factory was being built.
The reserch was conducted in 1947 after World War II, and the ruins of 12 houses, 2 warehouses, a well and rice field were found.
Also many earthenware vessels and wooden farming tools were excavated from here.
Now here is a park of the ruin, and the houses and rice fields have been restored.
By Tokaido Shinkansen, from Tokyo
to Shizuoka, about 1 hour 3-10 minutes by "Hikari", about 1 hour 30
minutes by "Kodama".
About 12 minutes from Shizuoka station by route bus to Toro-iseki.
Run on Tomei Expressway, and exit at Shizuoka Exit. About 2.5 km from there.
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