Sakafune Stone

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Sakafune Stone (酒船石) is one of mysterious stone in Asuka, Nara Prefecture. It is a carved granite with unique texture. The size of the Sakafune Stone is 5.5m long, 2.3m wide and 1m thick. No body knows about how to use this stone.

Tourist Info.
There is parking and restroom.

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

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Map around Sakafune Stone

Detailed Travel Guide

The site of Sakafune Stone appears in Nihonshoki. It was used to be the stone wall on the mountain east of the palace. It was used for the religious reputation for Emperor.