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Zoshigaya Cemeteries

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Address: 4-25-1 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3971-6868

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Radndom visit ending quite nice

I would not normally go to a cemetery on my holidays however we got off the tram and went for a stroll. It is a well up kept cemetry where people still visit. My friend and i sat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I would not normally go to a cemetery on my holidays however we got off the tram and went for a stroll. It is a well up kept cemetry where people still visit. My friend and i sat on a park benc chatting. It was peaceful and relaxing. If you are on the tram line have a look, otherwise it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Normally we are not keen on visiting cemeteries but after a long story we kind of ended here. The place is peaceful and unique it has a weird tranquility and sense of peace and calm. If you have some time left we can recommend going here although I would not say to put it on your priority list

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Located very close to Ikebukuro, this cemetery is such a great place. Filled with trees, so it is covered with shade, making a walk through here very pleasant. There are many famous people from Japanese history here, including Lafcadio Hearn the famous Irish author who was one of the people responsible for teaching the English-speaking world about the country during... More 

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Address: 4-25-1 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3971-6868
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Toshima>  > Ikebukuro

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