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Suzugamori Keijo-ato

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Address: 2-5-6 Minami Ooi, Shinagawa 140-0013 , Tokyo Prefecture
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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 those seeking something spooky or history buffs. The remains of Suzugamori... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2015
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4 of 5 stars 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 nearby and adjacent to Oi village called Suzumori Hachiman (now the Iwai Shrine). The execution... More 

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4 of 5 stars 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 remember these forgotten souls. Insurgents against the shogunate, Christians and many other forgotten souls...

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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 late at night. In particular, it’s known for the large collection of tasty gyoza specialists.
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