Ishibutai Tomb, Asuka-mura

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Behold the megalithic, ancient grave site of Ishibutai Tomb, believed to date back to the Asuka period (592-710 CE), and the burial site of Soga no Umako--member of the influential Soga clan and tireless proponent of Buddhism. Marvel at the construction techniques employed in hauling these gigantic boulders into their current configuration. Step into the inner chamber of the tomb and inspect the huge ceiling stones: one weighs 60 tons, the other an incredible 77 tons. To visit Ishibutai Tomb and get the most from your holiday in Asuka-mura, create itinerary details personal to you using our Asuka-mura trip builder app .
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  • Bigger than I thought. Put in and then say it's exciting thinking. Must be hard making might wish.
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  • May holidays in blue sunny day I went to the stone of Nara and Asuka. Sure enough, the stage tourists trooping, columns of cars. To enter the stage where it requires admission. So don't do it here, we husband and wife went to the lookout overlooking on the stage a little sat there, lunch at rice. From there further on to went up River along the way. At the bridge across the River on the way towards the top of the steep slope in the Kofun (Tumulus City) and bulletin board. If, trudging up steep bends gently is the location of the tomb was a great Observatory overlooking town far away. I made the grave "lookout place" than people in the past and was convinced. The thought or somebodies farther up the back with stamina. This area is no tourists at all. What is back, ladies and gentlemen, like the good thing about not knowing. A shame!
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  • Stone for the first time I went, one by one as large as the tomb was surprised with than you think. This big stone is really how to move and what you enjoyed the ancient Roman. It is a lot of old tombs in the area, a high pine mounds and kitora Tomb area. Parking is paid was about 5 minutes walk (500 yen) while also the size of the room, turn on once again amazed. Megalithic civilization is in the real world.
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