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Omori Midden Site Park

6-21 Oi, Shinagawa, Tokyo Prefecture 140-0014, Japan
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Ranked #19 of 23 Attractions in Shinagawa
Type: Gardens
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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Omori Shell Mound Park commemorates the site of Japan’s first archeological dig, a Jomon period (14,000 BC to 300 BC) seaside village. The site was first identified by Edward Sylvester Morse, an American zoologist, in 1877 as he rode the train from Yokohama to Tokyo, having just arrived in Yokohama by ship to teach at the Tokyo Imperial University. His... More

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