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【Osaka】"Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun" Just officially registered as World Cultural Heritage!

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On 6th July 2019, "Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun" in Osaka prefecture were officially registered as World Cultural Heritage.
Mozu Kofungun is spread across an area of 2 km radius in Sakai City, Osaka. During the Kofun period(3-6 centuries), more than 100 kofun were built in this area and 44 of them still remain today. The 44 include giant keyhole kofun, such as Nintoku-tenno-ryo Kofun, one of the largest burial mounds in the world. 
Let's stay with Hotel Monterey and visit the new World Cultural Heritage!
*Photo provided by Sakai City

World heritage site (external link)

About Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun

Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun is a group of ancient mounded tombs and exists in Osaka Prefecture. It stretches over the two separate areas: Mozu area in Sakai City and Furuichi area in Habikino and Fujiidera Cities. Over 200 kofun tombs were constructed in the Kofun period (mid-3rd to late 6th centuries AD), and 89 of them still survive in the middle of the cities.

Photo provided by Sakai City

Photo provided by Sakai City

Access to "Mozu Kofungun" from Hotel Monterey

■From Hotel Monterey Osaka   
JR Osaka sta. ⇒ (JR Airport Express/32min) ⇒ JR Mikunigaoka sta. ⇒ (JR Hanwa Line/2min) ⇒ JR Mozu sta.
Hotel HP: https://www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/en/osaka/

■Hotel Monterey Le Frere Osaka 
JR Osaka sta. ⇒ (JR Airport Express/32min) ⇒ JR Mikunigaoka sta. ⇒ (JR Hanwa Line/2min) ⇒ JR Mozu sta.
Hotel HP: https://www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/en/lefrere_osaka/

■From Hotel Monterey La Soeur Osaka 
JR Kyobashi sta. ⇒ (JR Osaka Loop Line/14min) ⇒ JR Tennoji sta. ⇒ (JR Hanwa Line/29min) ⇒ JR Mozu sta.
Hotel HP: https://www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/en/lasoeur_osaka/

■From Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka 
JR Namba sta. ⇒ (JR Yamatoji Line/4min) ⇒ JR Shin Imamiya sta. ⇒ (JR Kishuji Express/11min) ⇒ JR Sakaishi sta. ⇒ (JR Hanwa Line/4min) ⇒JR Mozu sta.
Hotel HP: https://www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/en/grasmere_osaka/

Access to "Furuichi Kofungun" from Hotel Monterey

■From Hotel Monterey Osaka  
 JR Osaka sta. ⇒ (JR Osaka Loop Line/19min) ⇒ JR Tennoji sta. ⇒ (walk) ⇒ Kintetsu Abenobashi sta. ⇒ (Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line/16min) ⇒ Kintetsu Hajinosato sta. ⇒walk 1km
 Hotel HP: https://www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/en/osaka/

 ■Hotel Monterey Le Frere Osaka
 JR Osaka sta. ⇒ (JR Osaka Loop Line/19min) ⇒ JR Tennoji sta. ⇒ (walk) ⇒ Kintetsu Abenobashi sta. ⇒ (Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line/16min) ⇒ Kintetsu Hajinosato sta. ⇒walk 1km 
 Hotel HP: https://www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/en/lefrere_osaka/

 ■From Hotel Monterey La Soeur Osaka
 JR Kyobashi sta. ⇒ (JR Osaka Loop Line/14min) ⇒ JR Tennoji sta. ⇒ (walk) ⇒ Kintetsu Abenobashi sta. ⇒ (Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line/16min) ⇒ Kintetsu Hajinosato sta. ⇒walk 1km 
 Hotel HP: https://www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/en/lasoeur_osaka/

 ■From Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka
 Subway Namba sta. ⇒ (Subway Midosuji Line/6min) ⇒ Subway Tennoji sta. ⇒ (walk) ⇒ Kintetsu Abenobashi sta. ⇒ (Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line/16min) ⇒ Kintetsu Hajinosato sta. ⇒walk 1km 
 Hotel HP: https://www.hotelmonterey.co.jp/en/grasmere_osaka/

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