Asahi Furusato History Park

Travel Guide - Asahi Furusato History Park


Asahi Furusato History Park was originally the Yatsuomote Burial Mound no.
18 site, which was excavated during the construction of the Hamada Expressway.
The park now has a replica of an ancient burial mound and pit dwellings of the site.
The park also has a small museum which exhibits other materials as well as the belongings of Hiroharu Yuasa, a local entomologist from Asahi Town in Hamada City.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 -17:00


  • December 28 - January 4

Access / Public Transport

  • 30 minutes from JR Hamada Station by the highway express bus bound for Hiroshima-eki. Get off at Shigetomi Bus stop.

Address / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.
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