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Address: Shimasho, Takaichi-gun, Asuka-mura 634-0112, Nara Prefecture
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Ancient tomb

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... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Kimitaka S
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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.

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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 interesting sight

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Hiroshima, Japan
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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
Nara, Japan
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Reviewed 17 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 be said with 100% certainty though there are records to suggest that it was built... More 

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