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Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery

Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery is the cemetery for unknown soldiers and civilians who were killed abroad in the World War II, and it was built in 1959.
It is located just northwest of Kokyo (Imperial Palace), and is near the moat surrounding Kokyo named "Chidorigafuchi".

The main facility is a charnel house "Rokkakudo". It has more than 348 thousand peoples's bones, and they are set in in the basement.
And there is a monument containing the short poetry by Showa Emperor to the dead people in this site.

This cemetery has no denomination. So this has no festival.
We can visit here throughout the year.

Additionally on Chidorigafuchi moat we can play boating.
The moat is a cherry blossom-viewing spot in spring.

Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery offical website

How to get to here

By subway

  • Kudanshita station (Tozai, Hanzomon, Shinjuku Lines) and Hanzomon station (Hanzomon Line).
    And about 10 minutes from both stations on foot.



Chidorigafuchi National Cemetary
Rokkakudo in Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery
A monument in Chodorigafuchi National Cemetery
Chidorigafuchi in spring


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