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Honors The 1945 Bombing Victims & 1923 Earthquake Victims

Found this place by accident. There are two hidden gardens just near this memorial. Free to enter... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
orin o
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Fort Myers, Florida
Park @ Ryogoku

Yokoamicho Park is in Ryogoku and close by the Sumo arena. Walk of may be 12 minutes from JR... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Joy_Sinha
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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2-3-25 Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Found this place by accident. There are two hidden gardens just near this memorial. Free to enter. Shrine inside has some photos of the 1923 Earthquake. Few minutes walk from Edo_tokyo museum.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Yokoamicho Park is in Ryogoku and close by the Sumo arena. Walk of may be 12 minutes from JR Ryogoku station - Sobu Line and Tokyo Metro Ryogoku station Oedo Line. The park is more of a memorial. It has the memorial hall for the...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

The park was opened in 1930 as a memorial to the Kanto Earthquake of 1923. At the time of the earthquake this was being developed as a park and one of the few open areas around and many people came here for refuge. Unfortunately they...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Just a few minutes walk from Ryogoku station. It's a park also a memorial statue. 両国駅から徒歩数分。 銀杏が綺麗な公園ですが、東京大空襲の慰霊の場にもなっています。 園内には空襲で変形した機械なども展示されています。

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

This small urban park is located just north of the Edo-Tokyo Museum and Ryogoku Station. I was in the area, anyway, and wanted to visit the memorial of the WWII firebombings, which killed over 100,000 people in 1944-5. Just as at the parks in Hiroshima...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2015

The park is fairly small, but pretty and seemed well used. Probably you would visit here if you were also going to the museum and shrine for the people that died in the 1923 Kanto earthquake and WW2 firebombing raids.

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

The park is preserved in memory of the impact of the earthquake which occurred during two minutes in 1925. The earthquake destroyed several buildings severe consequences for the society at that time, and swallow about 44000 inhabitants. The park area is also well placed a...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Going by the lack of reviews in 'English' for this attraction I guess it's not visited that much by Westerner's... I only stumbled upon myself whilst taking a walk to the Edo-Tokyo Museum from 'Kuramae Subway Station (A17)' on the Toei Asakusa Line. I am...More

3  Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Yokoamicho Park contains memorials to lives lost in the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and in the Great Tokyo Air Raid of WWII. The Tokyo Memorial Hall contains the remains of over 163,000 victims of these disasters. There's also a flower monument, a statue commemorating...More

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