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Fushimi Momoyamaryo

Momoyamacho Kojozan, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-0831, Kyoto Prefecture
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25 Aug 2016
“Good place for contemplation”
2 Feb 2015
“Long slope and steep stairs to the top”
Momoyamacho Kojozan, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-0831, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Fushimi Momoyamaryo, the mausoleum of the Emperor Meiji, is on a small hill and surrounded by trees. It is a good place for contemplation.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Very mystic area! Emperor Meiji are enshrined there. Hard to reach there. You have to walk through a long slope or go up a steep stairs. But the scenery from the shrine is just fantastic.

Thank Great_Brianstime
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

There is nothing to see except a run-of-the-mill Torii gate and some sparsely planted bushes. This is not a "tourist" site so much as one of several places were Emperor Meiji's ashes are enshrined. The tomb of the emperor is off limits to the public...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 31 July 2014

"In the evening of September 13, 1912, a gold leaf and lacquer cart hauled by a team of oxen left the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. People were carrying banners, torches and weapons and beating drums and gongs. Just after midnight a special train left Tokyo...More

Thank Just-Julie-Cairns
Reviewed 24 October 2013

It's the site of the original Fushimi Castle (thus the picture) which replica is located half a mile from the tomb. It can be seen from a distance. The nearest JR station is Fushimi Momoyama.

3  Thank Ron S
Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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