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A Geosite of Kokufu which was the center of politics from the Nara Period to the Heian Period

Inaba-Kokufu
(Inaba-Kokufu)

From the Nara Period to the Heian Period, the government office of Inaba was located in the area of the present-day Kokufu Town. There are many historical sites and tumuli in and around Kokufu Town. In and near the area of Miyanoshita, you can observe the strata accumulated at the bottom of the sea in the era when the Sea of Japan was formed (the Fuganji Strata), from which fossils have been found.

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The Ruins of the government office of Inaba
There are ruins of the government office from the Nara Period to the Heian Period. The last poem in Manyoshu was composed by Otomo no Yakamochi, when he was in his office as the governor of Inaba. It is believed that Manyoshu was compiled in Inaba.
Tottori City Kokufu Town General Branch Office, Industry and Construction Department
0857-39-0560
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Ube Shrine
This is a large shrine that was mentioned in Engishiki Jinmeicho, a book of a list of shrines compiled in the 10th century. It is the most important shrine in the domain of Inaba. This shrine honors Takeuchi no Sukune, who is worshipped as a god of longevity. Lords of the Tottori Domain worshipped at this shrine. The Shishimai dance performed at the annual festival of this shrine is designated as an intangible folklore cultural asset by Tottori Prefecture.
Ube Shrine
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Kajiyama Burial Mound
This tumulus is believed to have been built in the late Kofun Period in the middle of the seventh century. In 1978, a mural was discovered on the back wall of a horizontal stone chamber built with tuff blocks. Currently, the stone chamber is closed to preserve the mural, and is opened to the public once a year.
Tottori City Kokufu Town General Branch Office, Industry and Construction Department
0857-39-0560
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Inaba Umbrella Dance Festival
At this festival, groups from eastern Tottori as well as groups from other prefectures perform traditional umbrella dances. Local groups of women and children also show their performances. Dancers use their colorful umbrellas with long handles as if they were swords. This dance is said to have originated as a dance to pray for the rain in the Edo Period. In this spectacular dance, dancers rotate their umbrellas to songs, ringing a hundred bells hanging from their umbrellas.
Inaba Manyo Museum
0857-26-1780
 
 

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At the ruins of the government office of Inaba, you can see the layout of the buildings that were believed to be the South Gate, the Main Building, and the Rear Building. Looking east from the ruins of the government office of Inaba, you can see the landscape of Mt. Oginosen, which resembles the shape of a dancer’s fan, and Mt. Inaba, which appears in many ancient poems telling us the atmosphere of the olden times. You can also view the Three Inaba Mountains of Mt. Koshiki, Mt. Imaki, and Mt. Omokage, which have been compared to the Three Yamato Mountains in Nara. In the area near the ruins, there used to be a state temple and a nunnery. The ruins of the government office, together with Ube Shrine, tell you of the days when this area was the center of the provincial government.

Inaba Kokufu Guide Club  Hirotoshi Oki
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Tottori Convention & Tourism Association   2F Nikko Hondori Building, 160 Suehiro Onsen Town, Tottori City
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■扇ノ山北麓ドライブコース
【テーマ】万葉の里から溶岩流が作り出した雄大な高原と滝をめぐる
【内 容】歴史のロマンと四季折々の自然の変化が楽しめるコース
【見 所】因幡万葉歴史館、殿ダム、雨滝、上山高原など
【距 離】基本コース:約68km/約2時間30分
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