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Daisenryo Ancient Tomb

Daisencho, Sakai-ku, Sakai 590-0035, Osaka Prefecture
+81 72-241-0002
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The Center of the Ancient Tour in Sakai City

The Daisenryo Ancient Tomb (or rather known as Nintoku Tomb) is the center for touring about... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
Kwakaku
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Sakai, Japan
Beautiful tomb

If you are passing by, it’s worth a quick stop and read about it. It’s more interesting in... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Lissa N
via mobile
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“jr line” (2 reviews)
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Daisencho, Sakai-ku, Sakai 590-0035, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 72-241-0002
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

The Daisenryo Ancient Tomb (or rather known as Nintoku Tomb) is the center for touring about ancient tombs in Sakai City. The surrounding area, Daisen Park, has a history museum, Japanese gardens and others. Sakai municipal government has set up a museum shop, Mozu-an, between...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

If you are passing by, it’s worth a quick stop and read about it. It’s more interesting in visualizing it by google earth though.

Thank Lissa N
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

The walk around the area was very nice with small canal, beautiful trees and even a nice coffee shop. However, it was not opened for the public so I could only walk around and take photo from outside.

1  Thank Kiet Q
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Daisenryo Kofun (Emperor Nintoku’s Tomb) is an immense burial mound and tomb complex. It measures 1500 feet long, 900 feet wide, 115 feet high and is enclosed by 3 moats. Covered in trees for the past century to protect it from soil erosion, it was...More

2  Thank EndlessRoadGuy
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

Noted that there is another TA Review under “Mozu Kofungun tumulus”!! Similarly sharing reviews of these famous ancient keyhole tombs. We did our homework and gave ourselves sufficient time to explore Saki city and this famed place. Alight at JR line Mozu station and walked...More

4  Thank J&S_Singapore
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

This is a giant burial mound, a kofun (one of now 40-something, once one of hundreds) or vast proportions. It is now wooded, but originally its terraced levels were covered with stones and surrounded by hundreds of clay haniwa figures. You get a more complete...More

3  Thank kimibar
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Reviewed April 4, 2017

You can approach the largest tomb in the world either from JR Mikunigaoka Station or from JR Mozu Station.

2  Thank Kwakaku
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Reviewed March 28, 2017

We took such a long time to get there to see... kind of forest across a river. Better look at it from Google map street view... it's quite impressive! Honestly, it's not worth wasting time to get there unless you want to meditate. Just go...More

2  Thank Claire P
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Reviewed October 6, 2016

We can only view from outside and see mostly green. I just feel amazed by how big it is and that there are 3 moats.

1  Thank Companion4thejourney
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Ancient tomb of Emperor Nintoku is the biggest tomb in Japan.You cannot get into it,but you can see how big it is from outside.I wish there are any tower to view from.

1  Thank GAIDA2014
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