Uesugi Clan Mausoleum
Ruin / Grave / Ancient Tomb
Just a 5-minute walk from the Gobyo-mae bus stop on the Yamako bus line bound for Onogawa Onsen. This is a cemetery with 11 generations of the Uesugi clan, notably Prince Uesugi Kenshin down to Narisada, interred in beautiful wood structured mausoleums. It is known for being the resting place of Uesugi Kenshin, a famous warrior during Japan's civil war. This cemetery was the 5th to be designated in 1984 as a National Historic Landmark for former feudal lords. During the Uesugi Yukitoro stone lantern Festival illumination, the snow covered stone and paper lanterns are lit making for otherworldly serene atmosphere. The neighboring Houonji Temple was transported from Mt. Kasuga and rebuilt as the Uesugi family temple.
- Yamagata Pref. Yonezawashi Gobyou 1-5-30
- Okitama Area
- open everyday
- [Admission fee to worship] General400yen, High School Students 200yen, Small/Junior High School Students 100yen
- Parking Lot
- Credit Card
- Not available
- Available(FREE SPOT)
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until May 15, 2020 (Information as of May 13, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
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