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Kameishi Tortoise Stone

亀石

Kameishi Tortoise Stone

亀石

Kameishi is a mysterious megalith, carved to resemble a turtle. While it currently faces South, legend says it originally faced East, and if it ever turns to the West, the whole of Japan will turn to mud.

Last update: 2016-11-02

Venue Details & Access Info
Address

108 Kawahara, Asuka, Takaichi

高市郡明日香村川原108

Access

From Kintetsu Kashihara Jingumae Station:
- Take the bus bound for Okadera-mae, alight at the Noguchi stop and 5 minutes on foot from the stop.

Name/address in local language

  • 亀石 Kameishi Tortoise Stone
  • address 高市郡明日香村川原108 108 Kawahara, Asuka, Takaichi
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Opening Time & Admissions
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Open all year round

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