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Aoyama Cemetery

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Address: Minami Aoyama, Minatoku, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture
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Quiet and relaxing

UA very nice and quiet cementary in the business area of Aoyama . This location is really peacefull and make this district more human ; grave are nice and very green , and bring... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2016
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Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Once I discovered this cemetery I knew I had to go visit, it's surprisingly large and well kept, a very peaceful place to wander slowly amongst the graves

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Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

UA very nice and quiet cementary in the business area of Aoyama . This location is really peacefull and make this district more human ; grave are nice and very green , and bring you serenity and joy

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

A very nice and quiet cementary in the business area of Aoyama . This location is really peacefull and make this district more human ; grave are nice and very green , and bring you serenity and joy

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

This cemetery is both peaceful and well laid out, it's easy to stroll in and the monuments are very artistic and interesting. If you time it right and the cherry blossoms are in bloom it much be amazing.

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San Jose, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

If you're a westerner, this is interesting in that it looks so different than a typical European/American cemetery (though there is one section for foreigners). After a time you forget you're in a busy city. Worth seeing if you're in the area, but, unless you have a compelling interest, probablynot worth going out of one's way for. (I was lucky... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

On the way to Nippori shopping street, we exited the train station the opposite direction to loop our way through, well worth it. Esp. during cherry blossom time.

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This place is the public cemetery park of Minato-ku Tokyo. A lot of famous people were buried to tombs at the park. Politicians, nobles, business founders, authors, war criminals. There are many cherry blossom trees at aisles in the park. You can see fully bloomed Sakura in the end of March to the beginning of April. It is very beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Easy to walk through to somewhere and see the sea of tombs amid the trees. Unfortunately the central avenue of cherry trees were only just starting to blossom.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Well kept and peaceful cemetery apart from main road along one edge. When I visited the cherry blossom was just about to burst

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I live right by this large cemetery, so I see all of its seasons, not just the famous cherry blossom time. It is owned and maintained by the Tokyo metropolitan government, so no one actually category own a lot - you just lease it. Stop by the maintenance office on the north side by the public road that runs through... More 

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