Saitama Prefectural Museum of the Sakitama Ancient Burial Mounds, Gyoda

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The is a museum in Gyōda, Saitama, Japan. The building is inside of Sakitama Kofun Park. It is one of Japan's many museums which are supported by a prefecture.The museum was originally established as in 1969 as part of the construction of, an archeological preserve encompassing the Sakitama Kofun Cluster. In 2006, Saitama Prefecture renamed the museum as Museum of the Sakitama Ancient Burial Mounds and made its goals the research, collection, preservation of the site's archeological data as well as educating the site’s cultural and historical value to its visitors.Nearly 100,000 visitors come to the museum every year to learn about Sakitama Kofun Cluster and its artifacts, including a national treasure, Inariyama Sword. The museum consists of two buildings, Sakitama Shiseki Hall and Shōgunyama Kofun Exhibit Hall, which opened in 1997 and allows visitors to walk inside of the reconstructed stone chamber of the Shōgunyama Kofun.
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  • June 10, 2017
    Gyoda-Shi, Saitama Kawasaki engraved characters of national treasures and displays many artifacts excavated from an ancient tomb until mounds Park History Museum, Kawasaki, Saitama mounds, excavated from the inariyama Kofun iron sword is a must.
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  • May 26, 2017
    Iwasaki Museum until mounds Park. Building is the main building and the General is composed by two of the exhibition hall in the Tomb. General mountain Tomb Museum, are located pretty far away from the main building. Content exhibited both the size of the Museum are quite small but is gorgeous. Gold Iron sword excavated from the inariyama Kofun in the main building in the national treasure, inariyama sword are on display. Written on the front and back of the sword, and also exhibited at in the case are filled with nitrogen gas, gold can read clearly. General pile using yokoana tombs within tombs Museum, and has exhibited shows were buried. I think viewing fee 200 yen (both included) is quite reasonable.
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  • April 12, 2017
    11 Saitama citizens ' day give guests free of charge entry fee 200 yen. Maybe that's why many families, as well as stamps and stayed. Maybe I more quiet I think. Magatama-making in the area, became concerned about the pay is a little bit more small Magatama wanted if I want and I've stopped.
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  • April 18, 2017
    Really interesting and beautiful park
  • May 23, 2017
    Sword engraved with the characters here are dying to see! And you want to say. I'm blessed with Saitama Prefecture I ever seen at 200 yen! Between ancient and modern treasure is rolled up and impressed!
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  • April 16, 2017
    Museum climbs two tombs, buried last went to the historic site Museum. This is the place for exploring all that it takes to spring offer very. When I went there was treasure, inariyama sword gold.
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  • September 29, 2016
    History climb the mounds while walking to the Museum, so once in a while, I think it is beautiful one day.
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  • August 1, 2012
    About the attraction. Very open and also very good. From watching first tumulus mounds arranged around them to the Museum. Maintained a great exhibit. About the facility. Exhibits are very readable, well-coiffed. Taking a picture is ok. So there are a lot of parking cars but OK. Well maintained trail, about an hour and a half around. Information about the service. No particular complaints. Cheap at the price is 200 yen for adults. Feel the romance of ancient, very good location.
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