Mounds of Ancient Artifacts: Kiusu Earthwork Burial Circles – HOKKAIDO LOVE!

Designated a national historic site in 1979 and again in 2019, the Kiusu Earthwork Burial Circles is a collection of mass graves constructed about 3,200 years ago. These eight burial mounds are still visible from ground level, a rarity among prehistoric cultures throughout the world. As a result, visitors can explore these burials and catch a rare glimpse into the social life and funerary practices of an era with few materials remain. Discover the deep connection between the living world and the dead at this archeological site. 

Kiusu Earthwork Burial Circles