Among the many megalithic remains in Japan, The Kanayama Megaliths are the first sites that have been conducted a systematic archaeoastronomical investigation. The research revealed several facts to be assumed that all the three magnificent stone arrangements were designed and constructed to serve as solar calendars, like Stonehenge in England.

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Iwaya-Iwakage of Kanayama Megaliths

Kanayama Town, Gifu Prefecture
The Kanayama Megaliths and Solar Calendar, Archaeoastronomy in Japan
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