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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
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 3-3821-4456
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Accessible right off the Nippori station it will take you to anothe world. The alleys are lines up with mature trees, the tombstones are all kept in perfect conditions, many if not most plots have plants shrubs giving the impression that you walk through a...More

1  Thank seeyouin2011
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The road from and to the JR Nippori station is lined on both sides by delightful cherry trees in full bloom during spring when we were there. The best thing is that the crowds of the nearby Ueno park are thankfully missing. You will be...More

Thank Dhiraj H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We just walked through the old graveyard on our way to the Tenno -Jill Temple. The road through the graveyard is spectacular as it is lined with cherry trees in full blume

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

A stroll through this place may land you back on earth. The place is packed with tomes and grave stones in varying shapes and sizes. It is a stark contrast to how you see a more western cemetary. You will even find families with kids...More

Thank Johannes Sælsen N
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

An interesting place to wander through en route to the old Yanaka area of Tokyo - it's one of Tokyo's most prestigious cemeteries. Interesting to see how the Japanese do death- I've never seen a block of convenient toilets in an English cemetery!

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Yanaka Beer Hall
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Kayaba Bakery
25 reviews
.24 km away
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