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The is located in Sakamoto in the Urakami area of the city of Nagasaki, Japan. The cemetery for foreigners was established following the 1888 closure of an earlier burial ground near the international quarter of the city. It is administered by the city government.Make Sakamoto International Cemetery part of your personalized Nagasaki itinerary using our Nagasaki trip planner.
The original cemetery dates from 1888. A newer quarter, Shin Sakamoto (added in 1903), lies across the street. A Jewish cemetery is in Sakamoto, along with the graves of French soldiers and Vietnamese laborers who died during the Boxer Rebellion.
Thomas Blake Glover, 19th century trader; along with son Tomisaburo Kuraba and Tomisaburo's wife Waka.Sigmund D. Lessner, merchant and founder of Japan's first synagogue. A bust of Lessner marks his grave.Takashi Nagai, survivor of the nuclear bombing of the city, and his wife.
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長崎の外人墓地といえば小生のイメージとしては、グラバー園やオランダ坂に近い大浦国際墓地(こういう名称だということは今回初めて知りましたが)だったのですが、他にも外人墓地と呼ばれる所があるとは全く知りませんでした。 山王神社を参拝した後浦上街道を5分ほど歩くと道路の両側に墓地があります。 外人墓地といえば白い石碑で整然と並んでいるようなイメージがありますが、こちらの墓地は石碑も灰色で、十字架の碑がな... more »Speaking of Nagasaki's gaijin cemetery, I had the image of a student at Oura International Cemetery near Glover Garden and Holland Slope (I knew for the first time that it was such a name), but I didn't know that there were other places called foreign cemeteries. After visiting Sanno Shrine, walk along Urakami Kaido for about 5 minutes and you will find cemeteries on both sides of the road. Speaking of foreign cemeteries, there is an image that is arranged in an orderly manner with a white stone monument, but this cemetery has a stone monument and a cross monument.
この坂本国際墓地は長崎では一番新しい国際墓地です。新しい墓地ですが古さを感じます。この墓地にはグラバー家族の墓の他に永井隆博士の墓もあります。いろいろな国の人が眠っています。 more »Sakamoto international cemetery is the newest in Nagasaki international cemeteries. New cemetery is helpful. Glover family grave to Dr. Takashi Nagai's grave at this cemetery. Sleeping people from various countries.
Check this out if you're in the area seeing the one-legged torii
Glover House, Dr. Nagai, the graves of Jews, France.
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