Kousouji Tumulus


Kousouji Tumulus is located in north-western part of Umi-machi and the oldest and biggest Zenpokoenfun (large keyhole-shaped tomb) (approximately 54m in full length, the back circular part approximately 34m in diameter and front part approximately 20m. the front square part has two tiers and the back circular part has three tiers) in Kasuya-gun that was constructed in the late 3rd century. It has been said that it is a tomb of King of Fumikoku in the Yamataikoku era. It is one of the National Historical Sites.

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 811-2123 福岡県糟屋郡宇美町光正寺3-4537-11
Address 3-4537-11 Koshoji, Umi Town, Kasuya County
Telephone Number 092-934-2370(宇美町まちづくり課)
Contact Umi-machi Community Development Division

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