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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. Add Ishibutai Tomb and other attractions to your Asuka-mura trip itinerary using our Asuka-mura vacation builder.
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  • Rent a bike around, but it was really interesting! Go to the time of cherry blossoms and is also best. Elementary school first grade son would enjoy.
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  • [Asuka Historical Park] website and has been posted [30 several stones total weight is approximately 2,300 tons, stone ceiling is about 77 tons]. Meanwhile pay admission fee at the reception desk of the Ishibutai Kofun and figure [thus made the Ishibutai Kofun is believed] [] near the entrance to Ishibutai burial that brings together the wisdom of the human read it and almost no machine 7 century, era, well built and interest will be made. And great man of the 21st century is unnerving in the ditch, quietly watching the Ishibutai Kofun and after 1000 years we will want to ask.
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  •  Since there is a free parking facility for around there is parking across the street right next season except car okay.  That event takes place in the square just west of, will only use the pay parking at that time. I think it is worth going because you stage the sarcophagus of this size can't reveal. Museums are not attached. Into the coffin.  I do on the stage, but is now banned. If you are interested in from a hole in the stone East Mt. Nijo-San is seen with pinpoint accuracy, so look.  You may have heard there will be days lost indeed, Solstice or Equinox, sunset solar synchronous. From the Ishibutai Kofun in the southern direction, advanced study several years ago, pyramid-shaped Tomb, so well worth a look is.  I can't think past. Kofun in Asuka village and archaeological site, after excavation and fill quickly, so will be restored to return just once in a lifetime is a meeting. Could not find even the ruins of sweet Oak Hill Soga said, where to look for what.  Restored before the excavation until the considerably large trees. In the small library that made the former elementary school "Asuka fun city" next to the history of the stone, a symbol of the ruins of the Asuka village is at video. Here is free of charge. Exhibits include a replica of the monkey and kitora Kofun tumulus in. If I go to the rock stage at here too. 30-minute walk away from the stage. If Asuka village is 30 minutes walk, it touched in the history, so very fine.
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