47 Ronin Samurai Graves in Japan
1Looking across several of the graves of the famous 47 Ronin Samurai, also known as the 47 Ronin of Ako or the Ako Gishi. Located at Sengakuji Temple, a Soto Zen Buddhist Temple in the Takanawa neighborhood of Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. The 47 Ronin all perished by seppuku in 1703 after avenging the death of Asano Takuminokami, the Feudal Lord of Ako. This was a series of events which became famously known as a meaningful part of Japanese history, the Ako Incident.
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