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Yanaka Cemetery, Taito

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
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. Our Tokyo vacation route planner makes visiting Yanaka Cemetery and other Tokyo attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • JR Nippori Station, the nearest station is. Walk around the crowded spring and autumn, but is a good time to you. There are many community cats. Feed I want to put much watering or seeing after eating, please properly dispose scraps!. Must not be feeding crows or bug, or rot. Please welcome back and close to the famous patisserie, buy souvenirs, House.
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  • The cemetery is why the hot spots? So I thought when I first heard that the Yanaka cemetery. However, I know its good to go. Those who enjoy sightseeing, stroll the spacious grounds and is a great way through has a large population of people who go to Nippori Station. I liked the atmosphere here more that the grave of Tokugawa Yoshinobu,. It does not is not so much that I spot maybe here are such a place? This is where calm and think about. You may want to think alone, when I visit. Cherry blossom season are astonishing! Foreigners know that popular.
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  • Good place for a stop and learn. See how this traditional Japanese cemetery differs from what Westerners are use to. 
  • This place is a must in sakura season and to watch the many cats found there. 😁
  • Great place for a peaceful walk. This cemetery is huge and some roads are passing through it. Never crowded as Japanese people tend to avoid this kind of places. There is a nice sakura alley and many quiet areas where you'll find yourself alone. Not so much vegetation, but enough to make it a nice place for meditation.
  • Very interesting to see!
  • Picturesque during the day, and perhaps a bit scary at night, if you feel hot in the summer and want a chill down your neck (and spine) it may be worth a visit.
  • Road in the kanei-ji Temple Cemetery, cherry blossoms are beautiful. Warm season of spring, uguisudani higurashi-no-Sato station-walk the walk comfortably. So at night, without lights, dark safe to say, is on the way, so sometimes people pass. Have a unique atmosphere.
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