TAKATA QUARRY SITE
(TAKATA ISHIKIRIBA / 高田石切場)

TAKATA QUARRY SITE<br /> (TAKATA ISHIKIRIBA / 高田石切場) TAKATA QUARRY SITE<br /> (TAKATA ISHIKIRIBA / 高田石切場)

The Takada Quarry is the site of a stone quarry that opened in the late Edo period.
When you stand on the spot, the height is unimaginable.

A sign nearby the natural water pumping station says that in those days, when there was no heavy machinery, the stones were quarried using chisels and pickaxes.
This site is a glimpse into one aspect of people's lives in those days.
The quarried stones were processed and used for gravestones.

The site is just a short distance from the Takata natural water pumping station. It is marked by a brown sign along the road.
Events are sometimes held at this site.

Zip〒897-0223
AddressTakata, Kawanabe Town, Minami-kyushu City, Kagoshima Prefecture
(Map)
Fee

Free of Charge

Access

Approximately 1 hour by car from Kagoshima city center.
*There is no public transport.

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