Principal destinations

Asuka Historical National Government Park Hall

This facility is a great jumping-off point for visits to Asuka. In addition to providing information about the park’s five areas and events, it introduces the region’s historic sites and history with three-dimensional models and videos. There are also pamphlets providing information about the park’s attractions in English, Korean, simplified Chinese, and traditional Chinese.

Pamphlet about the Asuka Historical National Government Park
国営飛鳥歴史公園館

Information

Hours 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
*From December through February, doors close at 4:30 pm.
Closed December 29 to January 3
Admission Free
Getting there Located 9 min. on foot from Kintetsu Asuka Station or via the Takamatsuzuka bus stop.
Parking Yes
Address 538 Hirata, Oaza, Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun, Nara Prefecture

Takamatsuzuka Tumulus and Takamatsuzuka Mural Museum

Takamatsuzuka Tumulus rapidly became famous when colored murals were discovered there in 1972 (the murals were subsequently designated a National Treasure). Although those paintings cannot be viewed due to ongoing restoration work, a replica and reconstruction of the brilliantly colored works of art can be seen at Takamatsuzuka Mural Museum.

高松塚古墳・高松塚壁画館

Information

Hours 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (last entry at 4:30 pm)
Closed December 29 to January 3
Admission General admission ¥250 (¥200); university and high school students ¥130 (¥100); middle and elementary school students ¥70 (¥50)
*Prices in parentheses indicate group rates.
Getting there Located 12 min. on foot from Kintetsu Asuka Station or via the Takamatsuzuka bus stop.
Parking Yes
Address 439 Hirata, Oaza, Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun, Nara Prefecture
Inquiries 0744-54-3340 (Takamatsuzuka Mural Museum)

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