The remains of the Korokan was dicovered in 1987 during the renovations of the local Baseball Stadium. Not until this point in time was the history and the importance of the area fully understood. Only once the full archeological dig had been completed did historians really understand how progressive the buildings and society really was at the time.
The Korokan allows visitors to immerse themselves both visually and thru the use of their imagination to step back in time. My favorite part of the exhibition was the unearthed pottery from various Asian regions such as Korea and China and how these ancient connections developed Japan`s ceramic industry we see in modern times.
Fukuoka Day Tours always includes this site on our half day and full day walking/ subway tours.
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