Imperial Tomb of Fushimi Momyama(Fushimi Momoyamaryo )

Imperial Tomb of Fushimi Momyama(Fushimi Momoyamaryo )
Voice Guide of Spot Introduction
Page last updated: Feb, 06, 2019
TOURIST Guide editing dept.
Peter von Gomm

The Imperial Tomb of Fushimi Momoyama is in Momoyama-cho Kojyosan of Fushimi-ku, and it is the tomb of Emperor Meiji who died on July 30, 1912, or the 45th year of the Meiji period. This location is said to be where the central living quarters of common soldiers was located in the Kohatayama Fushimi Castle of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and immediately to its east is the Imperial Tomb of Empress Dowager Shōken, the wife of Emperor Meiji. Emperor Meiji, who was the 122nd Emperor crowned at the age of 15, modernized Japan during the Meiji period though industrial, social, political, educational and military reforms. It is said that Emperor Meiji liked Waka poetry, and created about 93,000 poems in his lifetime.
The stairs leading to the Imperial Tomb of Emperor Meiji has a considerable number of steps, however the scenery from the top is well worth the climb.

Information of Spot Detail


Kojosan, Momoyama-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture

Telephone Number


Spot Types

Ancient tomb

Business Hours

8:30 to 17:00

Regular Holiday

Varies (recommend calling in advance)




20 minute walk from JR Momoyama Station
25 minute walk from Momoyama Goryo-mae Station of Kintetsu Kyoto Line and Fushimi Momoyama Station of Keihan Electric Railway

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