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How to Start a Fire in the Jomon Period

Use a bow-drill tool to ignite a fire.

Operation Period

All year round (except Mondays and 4th Thursday of every month)

Time Required

30 minutes

Number of Participants



100 JPY– (tax included)

【Notice】Currently this experience program is suspended. However, there are other experience programs offered by reservation. Please check the following website for details (in Japanese).

As the smoke comes out and a red ember appears, keep going until you can make a flame! No reservations required, except for large groups.

Sometimes no matter how hard you try, a flame may not appear. You can easily imagine how hard life during the Jomon period was!

Experience Program NameHow to Start a Fire in the Jomon Period
Activity LocationSendai City Jomon Site Park
Time Required30 minutes
Operation PeriodAll year round (except Mondays and 4th Thursday of every month)
Start TimeStart anytime between 9:00-11:30 or 12:30-15:00.
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants30people
How to Start a Fire in the Jomon Period100 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceMaterials fee (fire starter stick).
Method of PaymentPay in cash on the day.
About cancellations and changesIf you want to cancel or change your reservation, please contact us as soon as possible. Requests for changes may not be possible depending on timing and availability, etc.
Meeting Spot10-1 Yamada Uenodaicho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0815
Meeting TimeStart anytime between 9:00-11:30 or 12:30-15:00.
Access--By Public Transportation—
・Use the Miyagi Kotsu Bus - Get off at the ‘Yamada Taihaku Shobosho-mae’ bus stop.

From in front of Sendai Station (west entrance bus pool), board either of the following:
・Bus stop No. 7 bound for "Sendai-Minami New Town" or "Nihondaira"
・Bus stop No. 8 bound for "Akiu Onsen (via Nishitaga)

--By Car--
From the Tohoku Expressway “Sendai-Minami IC,” head about 4km towards the city center of Sendai.
Car park No.1
Free car park with spaces for 3 large buses, 40 private cars
Car park No.2
Free car park with 2 handicap parking spaces, 13 private cars
Facility InformationRestrooms, large restroom, nursing room, coin locker (free), wheel chair, baby stroller for site use.
Barrier-free AccessYes
3 wheelchairs, elevator.
About Guides and ToursExplanation by staff.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese