Asuka History Park

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Asuka History Park (飛鳥歴史公園) is a history park with many Kofun located in Asuka, Nara Prefecture. There is a Asuka Hisotry Museum that displays many historical relics found in Asuka. There are two Kofun, Takamatsuzuka Kofun and Nakaoyama Kofun in this park. The wall painting that found in Takamatsuzuka Kofun is only few 7th century paintings that found in Japan. The copy of the painting is displays in this park as well. There are observatory and play ground.

Tourist Info.
There are restroom and parking.
Asuka History Museum: Admission is free.
Time: 9:30 to 17:00.

Takamatsuzuka Wall Painting: 250 for adults, 130 for students, 70 for kids. There is a group discount.
Time: 9:00 to 17:00 (Last entry 16:30)

0. at Kashiharajingumae Station.
1. use Kintetsu Line to Asuka.
2. walk (20 min.)

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Map around Asuka History Park

Detailed Travel Guide

Takamatsuduka Kofun
Constructed in late 7th century to early 8th century. The historians assume this is the Kofun of the son of Emperor Tenmu. The painting that found in this Kofu is very important historical record. Only ones in this Kofu and the paintings found in Kitora Kofun are only existed today.

Nakaoyama Kofu
Constructed in late 7th century to early 8th century. There is a stone chamber buried under this Kofun.

Takamatsuzuka Wall Painting
It displays the copy of the painting found in Takamatsuzuka Kofun. Also, it displays stone chamber and relics found in that Kofun.

Asuka History Museum
This museum displays the pictures and history of Asuka.