Ayatsuka Burial Mound


Ayatsuka Burial Mound contains a cave-style stone chamber made from massive rocks and it is the third largest such stone chamber in Japan. The Empress of Emperor Keiko, Empress Yasaka Irihime no Mikoto, is enshrined there.

*About the Burial Mound: Government-Designated Historical Site; built between the 6th and 7th centuries; 41 meters (about 135 feet) in diameter

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 824-0822 福岡県京都郡みやこ町勝山黒田2229
Address Katsuyama Kuroda, Miyako Town, Miyako County, Fukuoka
Telephone Number 0930-33-4666(みやこ町歴史民俗博物館)
Contact Miyako Town Board of Education
Price Free
Car Park Unavailable
Access By car - 20 minutes from JR Yukuhashi Station
By bus - A 15 minute walk from Keichiku Kotsu “Kuroda Shogakko Mae” stop

*Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.


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