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Shogitai Memorial

Shogitai Memorial Review

Time seems to heal wounds quickly in Japan. Only six years after the Shogitai had destroyed most of Ueno Hill in 1868, the Meiji government permitted Tokugawa loyalists to be honored with a gravestone, erected on the spot where their bodies had been cremated.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Ueno 2-Chome, Taitō-ku, Ueno and Yanaka, Tokyo, 110-0007
  • Subway: JR Ueno Station (Koen-guchi/Park Exit); Keisei private rail line, Keisei-Ueno Station (Higashi-guchi/East Exit)
  • Location: Ueno
Updated: 08-19-2013

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