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Kumamoto Prefectural Ancient Burial Mound Museum

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Address: 3085 Iwabaru Kaomachi, Yamaga 861-0561, Kumamoto Prefecture
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An interesting visit if you are interested in Japanese ancient history

The Decorated Tumulus Museum opened in the early 1990's, the museum building being designed by one of Japan's most famous architects: Tadeo Ando. Designed in the shape of a... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2016
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

The Decorated Tumulus Museum opened in the early 1990's, the museum building being designed by one of Japan's most famous architects: Tadeo Ando. Designed in the shape of a keyhole it is set on the Iwabaru plateau looking out over a group of tumuli, of which many are yet to be opened and investigated. One of them, the Yokoyama Tumulus... More 

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