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Explore burial tombs from the Yayoi and Kofun Eras.

Central Area 4h15m

Walk around the tombs of Akibayama Kofun-gun and check out exhibits related to the area in the Ebina City Local Museum. Opened in 1921 when Sagami Kokubunji Temple was designated a historical site, this is a tour that lets you get a taste of history.

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Akiba-san Mounds

It is a group of old burial mounds which were built about 1700 years ago starting in the Yayoi period and in the period of transition into the Kofun period. Since it is considered important in thinking about the way of kofun tombs emerged in southern Kanto and the society of that time, it was appointed as a national historic site in July 2005 (Notification No. 101 of the Ministry of Education, ...

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Ebina City Onkokan

On the first floor there are exhibits on the history of Ebina, including models of Sagami Kokubunji, materials on Akibayama kofun tomb group pottery excavated at the ruins of the city, etc. The second floor exhibits folk materials.

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Kokubunji・Dora

Nyoiri Kannon is enshrined in this temple, who is related to the temple bell that was contributed to the kokubun-niji by Kokubun Toshiyori from the Ebina family in the Kamakura period, and the ancient tale of "Ama no Nakimizu". The temple bell is a nationally designated important cultural property.

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