Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Yanaka Cemetery

Located in Yanaka and a minute away from Nippori Station is the large cemetery known as Yanaka Reien (Yanaka Cemetery). Originally known as Yanaka Bochi (Yanaka Graveyard), the location is home for 7,000 graves and is a cemetery that has ts own police station and a walled enclosure dedicated to the Tokugawa clan, family of the 15 Tokugawa shoguns of Japan.  Home for the last shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu. This enclosure is closed to the public […]