Cemetery sights in Japan
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John Manjiro, the famously shipwrecked young fisherman who became the first Japanese person to go to America, is buried here, as is Professor Ueno, the master of Hachikō the Dog. It’s a good alternative to the crowds at Ueno or Yoyogi-kōen during hanami (cherry-blossom viewing) season. You can stroll from either Roppongi or Aoyama.
One of Tokyo's oldest cemeteries, it's worth strolling the narrow lanes and continuing to Ueno on foot. Beyond the cemetery, the quiet Yanaka area has many old Buddhist temples and speciality shops.