Daisen Kofun

A Brief Introduction to Japan’s Largest Ancient Burial Mound: Daisen Kofun

A kofun is an ancient grave constructed by emperors and wealthy elites during the early 3rd century in Japan. They actually resemble the Egyptian Pyramids in size yet they are unknown to many people around the world. One eye-catching feature is the key-hole shape of the burial mounds which make it unique to ancient Japan.…