YOSHINOGARI HISTORICAL PARK

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Cabinet Approval

[Cabinet Approval]

This park was established under the following Cabinet approval on October 27, 1992.

[Establishment of a city park to preserve and use our national peculiar and superior cultural asset, the Yoshinogari ruins.]

For the purpose of preservation and use of our national peculiar and superior cultural asset, the Yoshinogari ruins, approximate 54 hectare national Yoshinogari Historical Park is established stretching through Oaza Shiwaya and Oaza Tsuru in Kanzaki-cho, Kanzaki-gun, Oaza Tade in Mitagawa-cho, into a part of Oaza Omagari in Higashisefuri-mura, Saga prefecture.

Reason: The Yoshinogari ruins designated a national special historic site shows the full picture of a central village in the "nation state" in the Yayoi period, which is the largest remains of the today's existence in Japan.

Also, excavated artifacts such as Bronze Sword and Glass Beads are designated as national important cultural assets and are of extremely high academic value.

Preserving the ruins in accordance with rich natural environment nearby, and providing space the public can use, this park is established as a national city park for preservation and use of our national peculiar and superior cultural asset, as stipulated under Article 2, Section1, Paragraph 2 of the City Park Law.

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[Fundamental Policy]

1) Preservation and use of the ruins
This park is a preserved historical cultural park our country is proud of, featuring the ruins which relate the beginning of the "nation state" in magnificent moated village, and the world of the ancient Chinese chronicles.

2) Creation of attractive scenery and surroundings
This park has attractive scenery giving the magnificent panorama of the Yayoi period, great impression and history of romantic adventure.

3) Creation of new historical culture
This park creates a new historical culture where people enjoy and gather. This park also has exhibition & observation hall, workshops and training institute etc. for easy and full understanding of the various and abundant contents of the ruins influenced by other countries.

4) A hub of international exchange
This park is a hub of international exchange to deepen mutual understanding through historical culture, in cooperation with principal remains in the world.

5) Environmental arrangement for recreation
This park is a pleasant historical park accommodating amusing recreation facilities such as field and playground, where people have a good time through the year. It provides a good service including many events, activities and easy signs etc.

6) A role in regional promotion
This park plays a role as a base of vast tourism-recreation network, and contributes to activate the region as a core of regional development.

7) Promoting regular maintenance
This park is retouched regularly under the further excavation and research and continues to develop over many generations.

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