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Address: 2 Mozusekiuncho, Sakai-ku, Sakai 590-0802, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 72-245-6201

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Excellent Museum besides Nintoku-ryo Kofun tomb

This museum is located across from the Nintoku-ryo tomb. The Nintoku-ryo tomb is the largest kofun style tomb in Japan and stands 35 meters high and is surrounded by moats. It was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 June 2016
Christopher W
Victoria, Canada
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The best part of the museum is the video about the kofun and the exhibits related to the burial ground. The other exhibits did not have English so that does not go well with us. There are some activity at the basement for you to try i.e. putting pieces of model artifacts back together.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This museum is located across from the Nintoku-ryo tomb. The Nintoku-ryo tomb is the largest kofun style tomb in Japan and stands 35 meters high and is surrounded by moats. It was built in the 700s and it is presumed to be the burial place of the Emperor Nintoku. There is no access to the tomb as it is being... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I went to this museum during the Sakai Matsuri event. So, the entrance fee was free. There, I managed to see the artifacts and the other ancient stuffs. I also tried the shaman cloth, it was taken care by Sakai City Goverment staffs. Thanks also to the people that guided us while we were there.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

Very interesting museum with exhibits on the mysterious tombs built in the 5th century whose scale rivals that of the pyramids and the Qinshihuang mausoleum with the terracotta army, but appears to be less well known. Unlike those other sites, most of these tombs have not been excavated and have been respected as imperial tombs, sitting in the middle of... More 

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