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Excellent Museum besides Nintoku-ryo Kofun tomb

This museum is located across from the Nintoku-ryo tomb. The Nintoku-ryo tomb is the largest kofun... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2016
Christopher W
Victoria, Canada
Good to Visit

I went to this museum during the Sakai Matsuri event. So, the entrance fee was free. There, I... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

This museum is nicely located just in front of Nintokus Kofun and therefore something which should be visited together. The museum is nicely laid out with good and easy descriptions which makes it enjoyable to walk around in the museum.

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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

At first I thought the park was so pretty with the changing foliage. But upon entering the museum and watching the film explaining about the “Kofun,” I begin to wonder: “Why didn’t I know about this keyhole shaped mounds before?” Very interesting! We came early...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

堺市博物館is a must-see if one is going to Saki or nearby. It serves more than complementing Daisenryo Ancient Tomb that is famed in Osaka –Japan. The museum showcases Sakai’s history from ancient times to the present day. There are on-display artefacts excavated from the Mozu...More

Thank JimmySumKahWai
Reviewed October 6, 2016

The best part of the museum is the video about the kofun and the exhibits related to the burial ground. The other exhibits did not have English so that does not go well with us. There are some activity at the basement for you to...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2016

This museum is located across from the Nintoku-ryo tomb. The Nintoku-ryo tomb is the largest kofun style tomb in Japan and stands 35 meters high and is surrounded by moats. It was built in the 700s and it is presumed to be the burial place...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2015

I went to this museum during the Sakai Matsuri event. So, the entrance fee was free. There, I managed to see the artifacts and the other ancient stuffs. I also tried the shaman cloth, it was taken care by Sakai City Goverment staffs. Thanks also...More

Thank Amyrasha
Reviewed May 3, 2015

Very interesting museum with exhibits on the mysterious tombs built in the 5th century whose scale rivals that of the pyramids and the Qinshihuang mausoleum with the terracotta army, but appears to be less well known. Unlike those other sites, most of these tombs have...More

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