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Yanaka Cemetery

7-5-24 Yanaka, Taito 110-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3821-4456
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7-5-24 Yanaka, Taito 110-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
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"nippori station"
in 14 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 5 reviews
"cherry blossoms"
in 11 reviews
"buried here"
in 2 reviews
"interesting walk"
in 2 reviews
"ueno park"
in 14 reviews
"full bloom"
in 3 reviews
"both sides"
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"tombstones"
in 5 reviews
"shogun"
in 6 reviews
"death"
in 4 reviews
"trees"
in 8 reviews
"playground"
in 4 reviews
"tenno"
in 3 reviews
"tunnel"
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"cats"
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"stroll"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I walked through the tunnel of cherry blossoms towards JR Nippori Station. As it was on Monday, there were not many people. So we were able to enjoy the blossoms in full bloom.

Thank RayParks
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A peaceful alternative to see some gorgeous cherry blossom trees without the crowds of nearby Ueno park. Very calm.

Thank ghanbg
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I am a fan of cemeteries with unusual or old headstones. This was my first visit to a Japanese cemetery and it was amazing! Very beautiful and sometimes elaborate gravesites. I'm not even sure what all of it means. I was especially looking forward to...More

Thank triplfun
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I didn't perceive the Yanaka Cemetery as an attraction or a sight meant for tourists. It had a sad vibe and I felt like I was intruding, while people visited the graves.

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Independant block was secured for the last Shogun's graveyard so you would not miss it. Yoshinobu Tokugawa were living in Shizuoka for many years after Meiji Revolution but then came back to Tokyo and died. His tomb looked like Tombs of famous Chinese poets I...More

Thank Keizo
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We followed a walk through this area and were impressed by the well kept cemetery and its grounds. There are huge ancient trees and lovely paths to follow. It is situated very close to the station. A lovely peaceful spot in a busy city.

Thank Mon55
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

...especially the closeness to the everyday life: Not fenced, flows seemlessly into the neighbourhood and vice versa. But since when is a cemetery an attraction? Please remove it.

Thank DimitriVol
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We went here to look for cats but we didn't see any. There are nice shrines here and there. Not quite sure its worth the trip though.

Thank Leland_DLC
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

It's not creepy to walk along the silent graves in Yanaka, you can even search for the famous people who are buried here. From the cemetery you can explore the peaceful neighbourhood of Yanaka.

Thank Nonnapn
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We wandered through the very well kept cemetery enjoying the cherry blossoms and small temples. It's just off the Nippori Station and is part of a traditional area in Tokyo.

Thank BrisbaneBetty
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