This tumulus, which dates from the end of the sixth century to the beginning of the seventh century, is said to be the tomb of Soga no Umako. It is Japan’s largest rectangle-shaped tumulus, and the more than 30 stones from which it is constructed weigh a total of some 2,300 tons.
|Hours||8:30 am to 5:00 pm (last entry at 4:45 pm)|
|Admission||General ¥300 (¥250); high school students ¥100 (¥50); middle school students ¥100 (¥50),
elementary school students ¥100 (¥50)
*Prices in parentheses indicate group rates.
|Getting there||Located 3 minutes on foot from the Ishibutai bus stop.|
|Parking||Yes (fees apply)|
|Address||Shimasho, Oaza, Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun, Nara Prefecture|
|Inquiries||0744-54-4577 (Asuka Village Regional Promotion Corporation)|
In addition to serving as a place of recuperation and recreation for park visitors, Asukafu Stage is used to host a variety of events.
|Address||Shimasho, Oaza, Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun, Nara Prefecture, and vicinity|
|Getting there||Located 2 min. on foot from the Ishibutai bus stop.|