Archaeoastronomy in Japan 
 The Kanayama Megaliths and Solar Calendar
  Kanayama, Gero-city, Gifu-pref., Japan
 

  Japanese 
Updated: 15 June, 2016  
 

Kanayamma Megaliths Tour 2016  光の体験ツアー

Booking Here E-mail: oofuku@fancy.ocn.ne.jp

June 19-21......................Around Summer Solstice
July 20-22
..............................About 30 days after Summer Solstice

August 19-21.......................About 60 days after Summer Solstice
September 22-24......Around Autumn Equinox
October 23-25....................About 60 days before Winter Solstice
November 19-21...............About 30 days before Winter Solstice
December 21-23
........Around Winter Solstice


<Cost> 2,500-3,000 yen
<Process>11:30am---4:00pm
Kanayama Megaliths---HIZAN Restauran (Lunch Time)---"KINKOTSU" Footpath

Sponsored by Kanayama Tourist Association.
Cooperators : Research and Information Room of The kanayama Megaliths , Hizan Restaurant


<Accommodation> Ryokan Fukuzumi (Japanese Style)  
             Karen (Onsen) 
             Shichifukuzan (Japanese style)
 
 
'Iwaya-Iwakage of Kanayama Megaliths'

Kanayama Megaliths Advisor Dr.Harriet Natsuyama
 
  Kanayama Megaliths / Solar side passage of Venus 2012 May 21
 
  Kanayama Megaliths / Annular Solar Eclipse of 2012 May 21

 
  Discovered "Big Dipper" Cup Marks   Feb.2011
Dr.Stefan Maeder/Kanayama Megaliths's Advisor (Archaeology)

岩屋岩蔭遺跡巨石群(Stone E)の東面に掘り込まれた 9個のカップマーク(盃状穴)のうち、7個を結ぶと北斗七星が浮かび上がる。この頭上には紀元前より北斗七星が輝く・・・反転された北斗七星が描かれた例は、世界の古代遺跡からも多く発見されているという。
 
  Zur Frage der prähistorischen Himmelsbeobachtung in Japan (German)2009
Dr.Stefan Maeder/Kanayama Megaliths's Advisor (Archaeology)
Dr. Stefan Mäder M.A., Archäologe, Museum Altes Zeughaus,Solothurn 
≪WEB SITE≫Schwertbrucken 剣橋
Forschung und Kulturaustausch - Zwischen Japan und Europa
Forschung → KANAYAMA MEGALITHEN
 
  Kanayama Megaliths Solar Calendar System

A calendar with reading leap year is confirmed by the sunlight, which comes ro the measuring stone twice a year at the site Kanayama Megaliths.
This solar calendar has
32 times leap year in 132 years (8 times leap years in 33years) and the average number of days in a year is 365 days, 5 hours, 49 minutes and 5 seconds. ……
 
高等学校 世界史用カラー資料集 に金山巨石群掲載 Japanese
2008年(平成20年)4月1日発行/(株)啓隆社  

小学4年生理科教材(塾用テキスト)掲載 Japanese
2009年(平成21年)発行/(株)学習研究社
 
   Kanayama Megaliths ★ Original Bandana 2012
Cotton100% /Size : 52×52cm /Price : 800yen /E-mail: oofuku@fancy.ocn.ne.jp

It is us who have followed ths sunbeam cycle in the Iwaya-Iwakage site.
This place has been used by horseshoe bats as a "summer camp"

Kanayama Megaliths Horseshoe Bats




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