Asuka is a town in Nara Prefecture, which includes the ruins of the former Imperial capital of Japan; Asuka (written differently in Japanese to modern town). Asuka the Imperial capital between 538AD to 710AD. Today there are stone pillars for the base of several Palaces plus three tombs (Kofun).
Asuka, Nara Prefecture.
Asuka is indicated by the red marker.
Author: Craig Fryer