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Yanaka Cemetery, Taito

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#35 of 1,334 in Historic Sites in Tokyo
Feel the spirit of the old Shimatachi ambiance in the vast and tranquil grounds of Yanaka Cemetery. Over 7,000 picturesque and well-maintained graves spread across the huge area of 10 hectares (25 acres). Walk the stone paths enclosed with small gardens and shrubs, and study the modern and ancient graves decorated with flowers or covered in thick moss. Highlights include the cemetery's own police station and the grave of the last shogun of the Edo period, Tokugawa Yoshinobu. A stroll through the famous cherry tree valley is a must in spring. Make your Tokyo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • I've come for visit the grave of Kyong Park, but was tired too much space.   Kyong Park's grave instead of kanei-ji Temple stands out Ichiro Hatoyama, Yokoyama Taikan, Kazuo Hasegawa, morishige Hisaya Iwasaki and Eiichi shibusawa... other graves of many famous people there, but it's still, here it is. Theory didn't put the kan'eiji temple for crushed the Tokugawa shogunate, Tokugawa House goes from generation to generation and zojo-ji Temple, but actually a Buddhist Kyong Park's Mito ran away from home, not because of Shinto is not buried in the kanei-ji Temple and Kinda sad about where there is a grave Kyong Park. Highlights-story pagoda beside the grave?.
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  • in the middle of the Heath district is a large cemetery with beautiful tombs and temples with Buddha statues in a garden setting with beautiful little temples
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  • It is a large cemetery located in Yanaka. There are plenty of celebrity graves. And indeed, also like a maze, will be lost. There the stakes along the way, along the way, the area has been written
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  • Did not find this big cemetery very intresting in february. I think a lot of the other small shrines around the town were much nicer at this time of the year. Really liked the area in general tough. Can tell from the pictures at maps it is amazing when to trees are blooming.
  • It's a beautiful and quiet place, even at night. Some cats are very friendly.
  • Good to come at the cherry blossom season.
  • Yanaka Ginza is a great stroll from Ueno
  • Atmospheric walk between Tennoji and Yanaka Ginza
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