The “Kumamura Rice Terraces” of Kamita and Isshochi have been certified as “Terrace Heritage” by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

“Connecting Rice Terraces-Pride of Hometown to the Future”

On March 15, 1945, the Kumamura Rice Terraces were certified as “Terraced Rice Terraces” by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
In addition to Matsutani and Oninoguchi in Kuma Village, there are nine Kumamura terraced rice fields, Tashiro and Matsufune in the former Isshochi Village, Nara, every floor, Kubo Muda, and Ose and Takasawa in the former Isshochi Village. am.

In 1999, Matsutani and Oninoguchi were selected as one of the “100 Terraced Rice Fields in Japan”.

271 districts including 100 terraced rice fields have been certified, and Kumamoto Prefecture has been selected as 17 districts after 36 districts in Niigata Prefecture, and Kuma Village is the only county city.

Each village has its own topography, water source, and rocks, which creates the individuality of the rice terraces.

For inquiries, please contact the Kumamura Yamamura Revitalization Association (telephone 0966-32-0170) acting as the secretariat of the Tanada Area Promotion Council.