JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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From April 2015, Zojoji temple started allowing the public to view the Mausoleum of Tokugawa Shoguns.
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This is the main entrance to the Tokugawa Shogun graves, but it is closed to the public. We entered through a smaller door.
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Tokugawa family crest on the door.
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This is the public entrance to the Tokugawa Shogun graves at Zojoji temple. Admission is 500 yen.
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増上寺は、上野の寛永寺(霊廟非公開)と共に徳川家の菩提寺で、当山に埋葬されているのは、2代秀忠、5代将軍兄弟の綱重、6代家宣、7代家継、9代家重、12代家慶、14代家茂の6人の将軍の他、女性では将軍正室として2代秀忠夫人崇源院、6代家宣夫人天英院、11代家斉夫人広大院、13代家定夫人天親院、14代家茂夫人静寛院の5人、将軍の側室としては3代家光の桂昌院、6代家宣の月光院など5人、その他、将軍の子女を含む計38人であります。
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Photos of the old and magnificent Mausoleum, similar to the one in Nikko.
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Layout of Zojoji in the Meiji Period.
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Here are photos of all the tombs going around the site in a clockwise direction. First is Goshi or a joint tomb. 合祀(ごうし)塔Entombed here are the wives and children of Tokugawa shoguns, including: 1. Tokugawa Tsunashige, a son of Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu, 2. Keishōin, a concubine of Iemitsu and mother of Shogun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, 3. Kodaiin, the wife of Shogun Tokugawa Ienari, 4. Gekkoin, a concubine of Tokugawa Ienobu and mother of Shogun Tokugawa Ietsugu.
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Grave of Imperial Princess Kazunomiya (wife of Shogun Iemochi) who wanted to be next to her husband. 静寛院和宮
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Tomb of Imperial Princess Kazunomiya
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Grave of Shogun Tokugawa Iemochi 十四代家茂【昭徳院殿(しょうとくいんでん)】
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Iemochi
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Ienobu 六代家宣【文昭院殿(ぶんしょういんでん)】
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Hidetada and wife Go (Ogo). 二代秀忠【台徳院殿(たいとくいんでん)】お江
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Hidetada and wife Go (Ogo). The left sign indicates "Ogo" and right sign says, "Hidetada."
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Tomb of Ogo, Hidetada's beloved wife.
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Hidetada
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Three more Tokugawa tombs.
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Ietsugu 七代家継 【有章院殿(ゆうしょういんでん)】
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Ietsugu
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Ietsugu
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Side view of Ieshige and Ieyoshi tombs.
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Ieshige 九代家重 【惇信院殿(じゅんしんいんでん)】
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Ieshige
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyoshi 十二代家慶 【慎徳院殿(しんとくいんでん)】
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Tomb of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyoshi
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Side view
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Tomb in the Mausoleum of Tokugawa Shoguns before it was open for public viewing.
   
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