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Aoyama Bochi (cemetery), grave of Okubo Toshimichi

One of the first garden cemeteries, it boasts of being the largest cemetery in Tokyofs 23 wards. Various trees such as cherry blossoms and others grow in the vast site 260,000 sq m site. The cemetery is well known for its beautiful cherry blossoms, and many people visit to view the lines of cherry trees. In your strolls through the park, you will find the graves of people such as Saito Mokichi resident of this area who served as director of the Aoyama Brain Hospital, Okubo Toshimichi (Metropolitan relic), Kunikida Doppo and other statesmen, scholars and literary figures prominent in Japanese history.

Address Minami-aoyama 2--chome
Seasonal scenery (cherry blossoms) There are about 500 Somei Yoshino cherry trees planted within the cemetery. As there are many large old trees, it is a beautiful sight!
Seasonal scenery (plum blossoms, fall foliage, etc.) The leaves on the cherry trees change color in fall
Keywords Capital designated cultural assets

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