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Minshuku (private house) Stay in a private house to enjoy the cozy, at-home atmosphere filled with a Japanese mood. For more information, contact the Asukakyo Tourism Association.


Enjoy a homestay in a 200-year-old Japanese-style house with a tile roof. Chat and relax in a tranquil place surrounded by the natural environment. Tel.0744-54-2516 From 4,500 yen

B&B Asuka

An inn with the equipment of a petit hotel class located at the center of Asuka Village that provides extremely convenient access to various spots. Enjoy relaxing nights during your trip. Tel. 0744-54-3810 From 6,700 yen (Breakfast only)

Cafe & Pension Asuka

A heartwarming, cozy pension proud of meals made from vegetables grown in Asuka Village. Close to the train station! From 5,700 yen


This ritual event is held on the first Sunday of April to commemorate the ancient trials where suspects were judged by putting their hands into boiling water. It was believed that innocent people would not burn, and liars would be scalded.

Ishibutai Tumulus

This tumulus was created in the early 7th century and has a horizontal stone chamber of the largest size in Japan. The total weight of the 30 large and small stones is approx. 2,300 tons. You can even enter the tumulus and watch it from inside! Address: 133 Shimasho Hours: 8:30–17:00 TEL: 0744-54-4577 Fee: 250 […]

Takamatsuzuka Tumulus

The vividly colored mural in the stone chamber was drawn more than 1,300 years ago. In the Takamatsuzuka Mural Museum, you can see replicas of the stone chamber and the mural. Address: 439 Hirata Hours: 9:00–17:00 TEL: 0744-54-3340 Fee: 250 yen