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TOKYO COLUMN
2014.11.19

Metropolitan cemeteries located in Minami Aoyama

Aoyama cemetery
There was Aoyama Daizennosuke’s residence in Edo era.
It established in 1872s, in 1926s it is the first public cemetery in Japan.
Area: about 26 hectares. One of the typical garden cemetery.
There are the graves over the 100,000 tombs that includes of many historical figures, such as Shiga Naoya and Okubo Toshimichi.