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SpotIntroducing compelling spots
in Okayama

Tatetsuki Ruins

Historic Site/Japan Heritage
This burial mound from the Yayoi period is one of the largest in the country. According to legend, the megalith on its summit was used as a shield by Kibitsuhiko-no-mikoto when he fought Ura.The megaliths placed in a circle look just like Stonehenge in the UK. From the top of the hill, you can see Kinojo Castle and you get a sense of that legendary world where Kibitsuhiko-no-mikoto battled with Ura.
Address
Yabe kurashiki-shi Okayama Prefecture
Category
Historic Site/Japan Heritage
Tel
086-426-3851
Access
approx.10 mins. by car from Kurashiki IC,Soja-KitaIC.
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