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Yanaka Cemetery: Tours & Tickets

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7-5-24 Yanaka, Yanaka, Taito 110-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it wasn’t a cherry blossom season, it was very quiet and peaceful. My friend told me that it’s quite safe to walk alone from Nippori Station even after dark. It’s well lit, but that’s unimaginable!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RayParks
Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

It's a cemetery. It's atmospheric and apparently good at the right time of year for the cherry blossom. Other than that, not much more to say.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank X3906IZnst
Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

On my fifth trip to Tokyo I thought to do something outside the box and headed to Yanaka Cemetery, having only visited Sydney’s Rookwood a week early, to compare. The cemetery is a calm place. Serene, with beautiful trees and stone pathways that you can...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 7 July 2019

I enjoyed walking around Yanaka Cemetery and soaking up the local history. It's an interesting, beautiful place. There are lots of cherry trees here & they would be beautiful in late March/early April when in bloom.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 29 June 2019

We enjoyed the atmosphere in the district surrounding the cemetery as we walked to it. The cemetery is fascinating with its grave markers (very different to those Westerners are used to). The last shogun lies here. Its worth a visit if you are in the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 112annetteh
Reviewed 14 June 2019

We have never ever seen such huge enormous tombstone on some graves! Cemetery is huge and we are sure is full of history.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Essendon52
Reviewed 11 May 2019

This is an impressive cemetary and worth a look even though cemetaries are not normally for tourists. It covers 100,000 square meters and has over 7,000 graves. It also has history as after the Meji Restoration the government wanted to separate Buddhism and Shinto graves...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 28 April 2019 via mobile

The cemetery was respectfully quiet but atmospheric. The guide provided a helpful introduction to the Buddhist family cemetery traditions. Plus it was pleasant walking through the neighbouring streets including the crowded street market.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DavidG897
Reviewed 27 April 2019

We were staying in Ueno are and desired to take a walk through the wonderful, quiet streets. We planned to come to the cemetery and were glad we did Such a peaceful place, full of trees and so well kept.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank natalierankin
Reviewed 22 April 2019

We did a city walk trough Yanesen, a very cosy neighborhood and found this beauty. This cemetery is huge and has beautiful cherry trees.

Date of experience: April 2019
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