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Sankyo Soko

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This storehouse for rice was built in 1893.
Bringing the history of Sakata, a bustling rice shipping port, into the present. The wisdom of the people of old lives on in this cool storehouse; they took advantage of the natural world, planting elm trees behind the building in order to mitigate high temperatures in the summer etc. The storehouse is still used to store agricultural products today.

More Information about Sankyo Soko

Street address

1-1-20 Sankyo-machi, Sakata City


  • Approximately 10 minutes from JR Sakata Station by bus

Opening Hours

(Sakata Yume-no-kura)
December 1 – February 28 : 9:00 – 17:00


1 January
(Sakata Yume-no-kura)



Best season

All year


Inside Sakata Yume-no-kura there is an array of Sakata souvenirs, and places to eat and drink.
In the museum there are booths that introduce the history of Sakata, and the Kamekasahoko, a float created in the Edo Period for the Honma family, a wealthy merchant family of Sakata, is also displayed.

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