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Toro Ruins

Toro RuinsToro 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.

How to get to here

By Shinkansen and route bus

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.

By car

Run on Tomei Expressway, and exit at Shizuoka Exit. About 2.5 km from there.

Toro Ruins
Restored house
Restored warehouse
Restored rice field
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