The Grave of the Matsudaira Family

The Grave of the Matsudaira Family

The gravesite was constructed in 1657 when Masayori, the heir of the first Aizu lord Hoshina Masayuki, passed away. Tombs for the second lord Masatsune through the ninth lord Takamori, as well as their wives and children, stand side by side. A Buddhist funeral was conducted for the second lord, but the Shinto style was used for all the other lords. This gravesite is one of Japan’s top daimyo family graves, and is known for its history and scale. The Grave of the Matsudaira Family has also been nationally recognized as an Important Historic Site.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Website http://samurai-city.jp/en/sightseeing/1278
Contact

Aizu-Wakamatsu Tourism Bureau

(+81) 242-39-1251

Best Season All Year
Parking None
Entrance Fee Free
Access Details
Access Ishiyama, Higashiyama-machi, Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima Pref. 965-0813 View directions
Getting there

By Train: Take the Haikara-san or Akabe sightseeing loop bus from Aizuwakamatsu Station (JR Ban-etsu West Line) and alight at Innai bus stop. Then walk for 5 min.

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