Oku-Izumo district of "Tatara" steel manufacture

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The steel manufacture trader appeared to "The Princess Mononoke". A peculiar steel manufacture method to Japan is called "Tatara". Lots of Tatara was done in the OkuIzumo district of west Japan.

A large amount of charcoal and the iron sand are needed for Tatara. Theboth of abundant at the OkuIzumo district. Therefore, the steel manufacture industry was done from ancient times there.

Here, sceneries of OkuIzumo district is introduced.

Position of OkuIzumo

Map of the peripheral of OkuIzumo district

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