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Somber site. Worth a visit if you are a history buff

Given that this is the site which memorialises the remains of many thousands of poor unfortunates... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
ryue65
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Dublin, Ireland
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Historical execution ground not for the faint hearted

At the furthest end of the Shinagawa section of the old Tōkaidō Road this is a place for either... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2015
brixtontrev
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london
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May 14, 2018
“Somber site. Worth a visit if you are a history buff”
Feb 8, 2017
“Execution point of Edo era.”
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2-5-6 Minami Ooi, Shinagawa 140-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
Haneda / Kamata
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Given that this is the site which memorialises the remains of many thousands of poor unfortunates who were executed during the Edo period,it is a remarkably understated and somber location. It’s worth a visit if you plan a walk in the shinagawa or Ota area....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ryue65
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Here was a execution point of Edo city at Edo period. It is road side of R15, the route is known as "Tokaido", the route between kyoto and Edo. therefore, many traveler walked here and notified the fact of execution. Today. small temple and stone...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed October 9, 2015

At the furthest end of the Shinagawa section of the old Tōkaidō Road this is a place for either those seeking something spooky or history buffs. The remains of Suzugamori Execution Grounds. The name Suzugamori is derived from the shrine that used to be located...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank brixtontrev
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Between 100,000 to 200,000 prisoners are said to have been executed here in the Edo period by beheading, drowning or by being burnt alive. Today, only a couple of memorial stones squeezed between the daiichi keihin highway and what remains of the old tokaido street...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Haneda / Kamata
Haneda / Kamata is known for its airport with many
hotels popping up with the increase in international
flights. It’s also an area that offers many shrines
and temples with ancient origins including Anamori
Inari Shrine or Ikegami Honmonji temple which is
visited by more than 300,000 people in October's
Buddhist Oeshiki festival. The area around Kamata
station is lined with restaurants and is lively until
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