Sankyo Storage

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Sankyo Storage(山居倉庫) is the symbol of Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture. It is the group of classic storages constructed in 1893. There are Keyaki Trees for keeping temperatures and moisture low. There are 12 buildings remaining here and some of them are still in use. They are used for the storage for rice. The moisture and temperature are perceived in low for the rice. It was used for famous TV show, Oshin.

Tourist Info.
There is parking and restroom.

0. at Sakata Station.
1. walk south.


周圍的地圖 Sankyo Storage


Sankyo Soko is the famous rice storages located in Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture. It was constructed in 1893 by Sakai clan, the former lord of Shonai. Because of the strong basement, these storages are earthquakepoof buildings.

Keyaki Trees are planted to protect the strong winter wind and strong Sun light to keep the moisture and temperature the same. The buildings also has the same structure to keep them the same.

Because of the beautiful black walls and Keyaki ave., this is one of the most popular spots in Sakata and many movie and TV show such as Oshin was shot in this place.