Ishibutai Tomb, Asuka-mura

4.0
#1 of 62 in Things to do in Asuka-mura
Cemetery · Historic Site
Behold the megalithic, ancient grave site of Ishibutai Tomb, believed to date back to the Asuka period (592-710 CE), and the burial site of Soga no Umako--member of the influential Soga clan and tireless proponent of Buddhism. Marvel at the construction techniques employed in hauling these gigantic boulders into their current configuration. Step into the inner chamber of the tomb and inspect the huge ceiling stones: one weighs 60 tons, the other an incredible 77 tons. To visit Ishibutai Tomb and get the most from your holiday in Asuka-mura, create itinerary details personal to you using our Asuka-mura trip builder app.
Create an itinerary including Ishibutai Tomb
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Ishibutai Tomb reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
309 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Two hours by car from Osaka into pretty mountainous scenery is this tomb consisting of 30 huge stones reminiscent of megalithic sites in Europe. Located within a park (free parking but 300 yen to...  more »
  • Not much apart of the tumb. Nothing else than the stones. Sakuras surround the place which are nice when open. 300¥ to walk around.  more »
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance