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Ishibutai Tomb

Shimasho, Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun 634-0112, Nara Prefecture
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Impressive ancient construction

The Ishibutai Tumulus was one of the destinations on a coach trip which we took from Nara. Thought... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Barry C
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Ancient tomb

Ishibutai, ancient tomb, is one of the main attractions in Asuka areas. Its treasures were robbed... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Kimitaka S
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8 Nov 2016
“Ancient tomb”
15 Jun 2017
“Impressive ancient construction”
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Shimasho, Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun 634-0112, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The Ishibutai Tumulus was one of the destinations on a coach trip which we took from Nara. Thought to date from the early 7th Century, this ancient tomb consists of a central burial chamber, which can be entered from the far end, covered by a...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Ishibutai, ancient tomb, is one of the main attractions in Asuka areas. Its treasures were robbed long time ago, and now we can just see the compound of large stones like Stonehenge. It ignites our curiosity about the ancient times.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest cultural sights in Japan...Asuka is an easy 45 minute trip from Osaka...but the tomb is a good 45 minute hike or a 20 minute bike ride away from Asuka station...only takes about 10 minutes to look around but it is an...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This is a very unique stop which is filled with history. Took us about an hour to drive from Nara, I'd recommend if you are staying in Osaka, plan a day trip to Nara, drive south to Asuka.

Thank KeniSama
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Egypt isn't the only place to go for tombs, Japan has them too! Most were built for the Emperors of old and some were built for those with the power to set the course of Japan's future. Who exactly the Ishibutai was built for cannon...More

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