Tourist attraction

Mitajiri Saltpan Memorial Industrial Park

1. Mitajiri Saltpan Memorial Industrial Park

1. Mitajiri Saltpan Memorial Industrial Park

2. Mitajiri Saltpan Memorial Industrial Park

2. Mitajiri Saltpan Memorial Industrial Park

1. Mitajiri Saltpan Memorial Industrial Park
2. Mitajiri Saltpan Memorial Industrial Park

From the middle of the Edo era to 1955s, Hofu was flourished as one of the largest sources of salt in Japan. At a corner of the saltpan site, some facilities of a former channeled salt-terrace method are restored with the exhibitions of the tools and the method. Kamaya chimney in those days passes down their hard work to produce salt until today.

Location Oaza Hamakata 381-3, Hofu City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Access (1) 15 minutes by car from JR Sanyo main line Hofu station
Office of Inquiry Mitajiri Shiota Memory Industry Park TEL: 0835-25-3510

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