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The Yokohama Foreign General Cemetery

96 Yamate-cho, Naka Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa
Map of The Yokohama Foreign General Cemetery

It started as a cemetery for sailors of Commodore Perry's squadron. Now, more than 5,000 foreigners from about 40 countries are buried here. The tombs of some famous contributors to the modernization of Japan are here. It is also an important cemetery from a historical point of view.

Essential Information

Check the official website for the latest information.

Hours Cemetery open to the public from 12:00-16:00 (between February to July and September to December), Museum 09:00-17:00
Duration

15m

Closed Both the museum and office are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
Costs

Cemetery 500 yen, museum free

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