(GEO Park) KAWAHARA Stone Observation Experience

Aoiwa Park, one of the geosites of Shimonita Geopark, is a valuable place where you can observe more than 16 types of stones.
You will learn about the origin of stones like skipping rocks.

KAWAHARA Stone Observation Experience
Required Time
2-3 hours
Meeting Place
Shimonita Station (Joshin Dentetsu)
Dismissing place
Shimonita Station (Joshin Dentetsu)
What to bring
Comfortable clothing and shoes, beverages
Part of the tour course can be omitted according to the desired time.
In case of rain, some courses may be changed.
Please cancel or change the schedule by the day before.

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Arranging a tour guide

Shimonita Town Natural History Museum
Closing Day
Every Wed and the year-end and New Year holidays (if Wednesday is a holiday: transfer after the holiday)
Opening hour
9:00-16:30 (16:00 Last admission)

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