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Omori Midden Site Park

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Address: 6-21 Oi, Shinagawa 140-0014, Tokyo Prefecture

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A fascinating glimpse of early man

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2014
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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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Staying in Haneda / Kamata

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Haneda / Kamata
Haneda / Kamata is known for its airport with many hotels popping up with the increase in international flights. It’s also an area that offers many shrines and temples with ancient origins including Anamori Inari Shrine or Ikegami Honmonji temple which is visited by more than 300,000 people in October's Buddhist Oeshiki festival. The area around Kamata station is lined with restaurants and is lively until late at night. In particular, it’s known for the large collection of tasty gyoza specialists.