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Zoshigaya Cemeteries

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

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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2012
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Chessy, France
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Chessy, France
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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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Staying in Ikebukuro

Neighborhood Profile
Ikebukuro
Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium, planetarium, theme park as well as an observation platform. The popular name for the western side of this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.