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Nationally-Designated Historic Site
Gravesite of Uesugi Clan Feudal Lords

Eleven daimyo, leaders of Yonezawa Domain, rest in this cemetery. Surrounded by cedar trees, it has a solemn and quiet atmosphere. It is also a nationally-designated historic site.

In 1873, during the Meiji era, Yonezawa Castle was demolished. Three years later, in 1876, the remains of Uesugi Kenshin, previously enshrined at the castle, were relocated to the Uesugi Clan Mausoleum. The gravesite itself for each daimyo consists of a small building, with differences in design depending on the generation the person lived in.


Location Information

Site Name
Uesugi Clan Mausoleum
1-chōme-5-30 Gobyō Yonezawa, Yamagata 992-0055
Phone Number
http://uesugigobyo.com (Japanese only)
Visiting Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Regular Closed Day
Two parking lots are available. There are 30 spaces for cars and 3 spaces for buses in total.
English Support
Not available
Adults: 400 (300) yen
University/High school students: 200 (150) yen
Middle/Elementary school students: 100 (50) yen

Prices in brackets apply to visitors in groups of 20 and above.