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Kamishinjo Nishiura Sites
The Kamishinjo Nishiura Sites are located to the south of the Shinjo 2-chome junction. Excavation in 1989 uncovered settlements dating from the late 3rd and 9th centuries. In the settlements dating from the 8th and 9th centuries, five tateana (pit-ty...
Former site of the Hayashi Clan Residence in Kamishinjo
Until the middle of the 19th century, clay walls remained. It has been said that if someone digs into a stone mound made in the Stone Age, a violent rainstorm will arise.
In 1345, Takauji Ashikaga, founder of the Ashikaga Shogunate, assigned Ujiharu Togashi as Jito, (medieval land steward) to the area. This area was called Togashi Shinjo at that time. The current area name, Shinjo, is thought to have come from this ol...