Hinotani Kofun, also known as Hinotani Tumulus, is a circular shaped burial mound and a subordinate tumulus of Daisenryo Kofun, the largest keyhole-shaped Kofun in Japan. Hinotani K Read more [...]
Daisenryo Kofun, also known as Nintoku-ryo Tumulus or Emperor Nintoku’s tomb, is the largest keyhole-shaped Kofun in Japan. Daisenryo Kofun is 486m long, 249m across the round section and, 305m across the front part and 33m high. Daisenryo Kofun, believed to date from the middle of the 5th century AD, features three concentric moats, with one being much larger than the other two and 10 subordinate burial mounds (tumuli). Daisenryo Kofun is part of the Mozu Tumulus Group also known as Mozu kofungun, in Sakai Osaka Prefecture, which used to feature over 100 Tumuli, however today only 48 tombs remain.