Musashi Imperial Graveyard

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Coordinates: 35°39′0.85″N 139°16′48.16″E / 35.6502361°N 139.2800444°E / 35.6502361; 139.2800444

Mausoleum of the Showa Emperor

Musashi Imperial Graveyard (武蔵陵墓地 Musashi ryōbochi?) is a mausoleum complex in Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan. It contains the mausolea of the Taishō Emperor, Empress Teimei, the Shōwa Emperor (Hirohito), and Empress Kōjun.[1] The four mausolea are, respectively, Tama no Misasagi (多摩陵?);[2] Tama no Higashi no Misasagi (多摩東陵?);[1] Musashino no Misasagi (武藏野陵?);[3][4][5] and Musashino no Higashi no Misasagi (武藏野東陵?).[1][6] The approach from the Kōshū Kaidō is lined with zelkova and the mausolea planted with cryptomeria.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "武蔵陵墓地". Hachiōji City. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "大正天皇多摩陵". Imperial Household Agency. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "昭和天皇武藏野陵". Imperial Household Agency. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Emperor Showa and Empress Kojun". Imperial Household Agency. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  5. ^ Chira, Susan (24 February 1989). "With pomp and on a global stage, Japanese bury Emperor Hirohito". The New York Times. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Mourners attend Empress Dowager's funeral". The Japan Times. 26 July 2000. Retrieved 9 February 2012.