Saitama Prefectural Museum of the Sakitama Ancient Burial Mounds, Gyoda
(4.2/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Was a great discovery in decades ago, newspaper front pages 賑waseta inariyama Kofun iron sword, just around the corner. Who remembers those days as more big sword and wanted to have small, surprise! And are small thickly written on the side of the small sword was even more surprised.
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  • Before Saitama mounds Park. So Ninja Castle Museum admission admission is 200 yen to 120 yen. Pottery and clay figures unearthed from ancient tombs here are exhibited. Also on the ticket here, is pretty far away, but General mountains you can visit ancient tombs Museum. Featuring a restore during the actual tomb Chamber, or how it was buried. It is recommended to look at on here to stretch your legs.
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  • First visit was carefully looking and interesting, in the Museum have a lot of national treasures. However, the ancient sword so is sabsabi. Good for history buffs.
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  • 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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  • Magatama are fun! Gold complex name iron sword was relaxing!
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  • 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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  • Magatama-making fun!
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  • Some names appear in the newspaper if you do now you have dug a tomb for elementary school gardening shovel clay pieces strewn came old 50's uncle's tales  
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