Tourist attraction

Shirasu Tatara Iron Works

Shirasu Tatara Iron Works

This is a remain of iron works located on the plateau by Shirasugawa river on the southern foot of Shirasuyama Mountain (130m from the ground.)

According to the related ancient documents, a wealthy merchant Suizu Yashichi from Nichihara in Shimane prefecture ran the Tatara in 1856 and provided the iron to Hagi domain for ship buildings.

Location Oaza Sogo, Abu, Abu District, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Access (1) 60 minutes walk from JR San-in main line Utago station
Office of Inquiry Abu Government Office Economy Section Tel. No. 08388-2-3114

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