Sites & cities that bear the name of Asuka


Today in : Japan
First trace of activity : ca. 5th century C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : 飛鳥, Asuka-kyō

Description : Asuka (飛鳥) was the Imperial capital of Japan during the Asuka period (538 – 710 AD), which takes its name from this place. It is located in the present-day village of Asuka, Nara Prefecture.

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