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Miyatsuka Mounded Tomb (宮塚古墳)

Ruin / Grave / Ancient Tomb

An ancient burial mound located on a natural embankment on the northern shore of Arakawa. It's one of the few burial mounds featuring a square flat base and round top found in Japan. The lower part of the tomb measures nearly 17-meters east by 24-meters west and stands nearly 2-meters high while the upper section is nearly 10-meters in diameter and 2.15-meters high topped with roofing stones. The tomb was constructed in the late 7th century. In 1956 it was designated as a National Historic Site.

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Saitama Kumagaya-shi Hirose 608 (Honjo / KumagayaArea)

phone 0485365062

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Address
Saitama Kumagaya-shi Hirose 608 [map]
Area
Honjo / KumagayaArea
Phone
0485365062
Closed
Irregular holidays
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Available 3spaces
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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