About Asuka-Fujiwara

Asuka-Fujiwara Journeys

Component Map

Model Course

  • Asuka Station

    20 minutes by bus

  • Complex of Man’yo Culture

    2 minutes on foot

  • Sakafuneishi Ritual Site

    5 minutes on foot

  • Asuka Palace Site

    4 minutes on foot

  • Asuka Pond Garden Site

    8 minutes on foot

  • Asuka-dera Temple Site

    5 minutes on foot

  • Asuka Water Clock Site

    30 minutes on foot

  • Fujiwara Palace Site

    20 minutes by bus

  • Kintetsu Yamato Yagi Station

Learn more about Asuka and Fujiwara

  • Fujiwara Palace Site Exhibition Room, Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties

    This room systematically displays pottery, tiles, and other artifacts from the Fujiwara Palace and Fujiwara-kyo, that were researched by the Excavation and Research Department of the Tojō (capital city), Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties.

  • Nara Prefecture Complex of Man’yo Culture

    This museum is based on the theme of the Man’yo-shu (The Anthology of Myriad Leaves). There are exhibits that allow visitors to experience the world of Man’yo-shu, and in the garden, there is a restored exhibit of the Asuka Ike Kobo Ruins.

  • Asuka Village Buried Cultural Properties Exhibition Room

    The excavated artifacts excavated by Asuka Village are exhibited in a building used as a former elementary school. Visitors can enjoy the real thing in a retro atmosphere.

  • The Museum, of the Archaeological Institute of Kashihara, Nara Prefecture

    The museum exhibits many archaeological artifacts from the Asuka-Fujiwara areas, as well as the Kashihara Ruins and Fujinoki Kofun Tumulus, in Nara Prefecture.

  • Takamatsuzuka Mural Hall

    Located right next to the Takamatsuzuka mound tomb, the museum features an elaborate reproduction of the original wall paintings and a full-size model of the stone chamber to recreate the realistic conditions of the original discovery.

  • Asuka Historical Museum, Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties

    Earthenware and roof tiles excavated in the Asuka area, as well as the east-facing corridor of Yamada-dera Temple, are on display. Stone structures such as turtle stones have been restored in the garden.

  • Sakurai City Center for Archaeological Operations

    This center exhibits artifacts excavated from the Asuka-Fujiwara-kyo periods, as well as from the Makimuku site and kofun tumuli (burial mounds).

  • Fujiwara-kyo Capital reference room of Kashihara City

    The reference room introduces the fascination of the Fujiwara-kyo Palace through a large-scale model, computer graphics images, and various artifacts excavated during excavation surveys.

  • Kitora Tumulus Mural Experiential Museum Shijin no Yakata

    This is an experiential facility where you can learn about the Kitora tumulus and the Kitora tumulus murals, located in the Kitora tumulus area of the Asuka Historical National Government Park. On the first floor of this facility, there is a ''Kitora Tumulus Mural Conservation and Management Facility'' under the jurisdiction of the Agency for Cultural Affairs, which preserves, manages, and displays Kitora Tumulus murals and excavated artifacts.

  • Rest-in-History Kashihara City Museum

    We exhibit materials excavated from ruins in Kashihara City that span from the end of the Jomon period to the Edo period.