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Shinbaru-Nuyama Mounded Tombs


The site has been registered on the World Heritage as

the Sacred Island Okinoshiam and Associated site in the Munakata Region​.


The Tomb Group in Fukutsu City comprises the tombs of the Munakata clan, an ancient

powerful family that led interactions with overseas countries. The Munakata clan also

performed rituals on Okinoshima and nurtured the tradition of faith in in the sacred island



General information

Address Shinbaru-Nuyama area, Katsuura, Fukutsu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

15 minutes by a vehicle from JR Togo station

60 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

70 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu

100 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa


 - Munakata region tourist attractions, Blog