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|