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Yanaka Cemetery

Travel Guide - Yanaka Cemetery


Yanaka Cemetery was founded in 1874 in the place where Yanaka Tenno-ji Temple was originally located. The ruins of Yanaka Tenno-ji's Five-Storied Pagoda, which is famous for Koda Rohan's novel, still can be seen here.
Many celebrities, such as Yokoyama Taikan, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Hasegawa Kazuo, and Hatoyama Ichiro, are buried in the cemetery. The place is also known as a sight for cherry blossoms in the spring.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days (Office closed during New Year’s holidays)

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from JR Nippori Station
  • 5 minutes walk from Nippori Station, Keisei Main Line (KS02) or Nippori-Toneri Liner

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 7-5-24, Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0001


Helen McCarthy @tweetheart4711 - 2020-01-10
Don't count your cherries before they're hatched. In 2017, a sharp frost in late Feb/early March delayed the expect… https://t.co/C2T3HrV0bQ
Dan✯Nolan @Zoggykins - 2019-12-30
@Pinguster Tokyo:
- Odaiba, Shibuya, Ginza, Shinjuku, Skytree, Ueno park, Tsukiji fish market and Taito-ku are all… https://t.co/rmximQupY3
AKIYAMA Takeshi @canalmania - 2019-12-27
Yanaka cemetery will become a new point of our bike tour. It is one of the most famous cemeteries in Tokyo, where a… https://t.co/RrH5nNz3pe
Deborah Mantle @deborahjmantle - 2019-12-17
(66) Sakura-dori, Yanaka Cemetery. A public cemetery since 1872, Yanaka-reien is a large, quiet, verdant area that'… https://t.co/0gYM4q2qR2
Crostiny🏳️‍🌈 @yourkyotowife - 2019-12-09
@AbKi btw before I forget - the cemetery in Tokyo you drew, where was that, Yanaka?
Fabulöse Fensterläden🏳️‍🌈 @yourkyotowife - 2019-12-09
@AbKi btw before I forget - the cemetery in Tokyo you drew, where was that, Yanaka?
Malindy 🏳️‍🌈 @yourkyotowife - 2019-12-09
@AbKi btw before I forget - the cemetery in Tokyo you drew, where was that, Yanaka?
AFP Photo @AFPphoto - 2019-12-04
#Japan - A man sweeps in a cemetery in the Yanaka area in Tokyo. #AFP
@CTriballeau https://t.co/fGA6C1zHaw
SFW Reddit Bot @SFW_Reddit_Bot - 2019-12-01
Like a city of skyscrapers without windows, quiet stone dwellings of the dead in Yanaka Cemetery, Tokyo. [OC]… https://t.co/iB6caPg9k4
Federico Mondelli (Be The Wolf / Frozen Crown) @FreddyMondale - 2019-11-17
@Chaminosuke The Yanaka Cemetery Park
Federico Mondelli (Be The Wolf / Frozen Crown) @FreddyMondale - 2019-11-17
@nyaokobj No, the Yanaka Cemetery
p t c @ptceee - 2019-11-12
@AbroadInJapan early morning walks in yanaka cemetery are the best, so peaceful
dr molly des jardin @mdesjardin - 2019-11-05
@elvia_arroyo @paularcurtis @clancynewyork Following up on Paula's recs, just skip Tokyo and go to Yokohama. It's o… https://t.co/BcfR01WVCk
cass 😳🥵💦 @inosukepeppapig - 2019-11-03
today i visited my biological dad's gravestone in yanaka cemetery, it was a really beautiful place,, https://t.co/5gQcAktOij
koichi's warm breastmilk 😳🥵💦 @inosukepeppapig - 2019-11-03
today i visited my biological dad's gravestone in yanaka cemetery, it was a really beautiful place,, https://t.co/5gQcAktOij
katakana haru @haru_onthetrain - 2019-11-01
@osutein but a decently creepy one is that if you go to the cemetery in Yanaka there's a Tokugawa family plot that'… https://t.co/f4e20MOJXT
Travelling Cats @TravellingCats - 2019-10-28
Did you know that the Yanaka Cemetery in Tokyo has many feline gatekeepers? 🐱 Story and photos:… https://t.co/KK3a4Ji4T7
Logan Moy @LoganMoy - 2019-10-22
@AshleyEsqueda @5hak_ Drinks at one of the many charming bars in Golden Gai. Best ramen is also there at Nagi. Robo… https://t.co/gZ8n3omgdx
MyJapan.video @MyJapanvideo - 2019-10-16
[Today's Recommended video] by https://t.co/2uGHjIkFtP
Made famous for its proximity to the #Yanaka Cemetery and it… https://t.co/eMSd6aJ7hH
Robert Day Travel @robertdaytravel - 2019-10-01
The shady canopy of the cherry trees provided a welcome relief from the heat and sun as I explored Yanaka cemetery… https://t.co/VNynmk1mjU
Arthur Marsh マッシュ・アー @ArthurMarsh2 - 2019-09-24
@RichardMedh @akokitamura I liked the brooms made of natural materials at the shop by Yanaka Public Cemetery. https://t.co/NnUlIIVJ1r
FunaMari JAPAN @FunamariJ - 2019-09-17
I upload video about walk from Sendagi to Yanaka .

Check out my new upload! #4K video⬇️

I… https://t.co/avit8anfdv
Fumiya Nakahara @bugatsu - 2019-09-10
The old blossom trees were broken by yesterday’s typhoon at Yanaka Cemetery. https://t.co/8b4YAxXdxr
Kichijojin @Level20EastGuy - 2019-09-01
Making my way, on foot, from Ueno to Nippori. Now somewhere in the middle of Yanaka cemetery. There’s a children’s… https://t.co/Bvp2qkRZM8
Kacchan @Kacchan_art - 2019-08-13
Today is 'Photography day' (only because I decided it).
So here is a memory from my trip in #Japan : a Teru Teru Bo… https://t.co/lmcyS7dK60
ARUTTAgij @AgijArutt - 2019-07-17
Uploaded new video. Walk from Nippori station to Yanaka Cemetery. https://t.co/sP0FHYRXuo #japantrip #tokyo… https://t.co/hqOGBIbug4
Travelling Cats @TravellingCats - 2019-07-13
The Yanaka Cemetery in Tokyo is a cat lover's dream. Story and photos: https://t.co/GSQWxOSIlu

#neko #CatsOnTwitter #catslife #kitties
Phil Knall @philknall - 2019-07-06
Yanaka cemetery is always nice.. so calming https://t.co/9wcqnanaRC https://t.co/muBRFEv1o6
Cakes with Faces @cakeswithfaces - 2019-06-12
If you saw my Yanaka video ( https://t.co/ZICDC3n6Ec ) I didn't really film the cemetery, but you can go to a magic… https://t.co/oNmxM1uREj
Grifter @Grifter801 - 2019-06-06
Stopped in Tokyo, and the Tennoji Temple while on my way to Beijing last week. I've never been to this particular t… https://t.co/AtzC5WYBVQ


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