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Gasebert Henmmy's Tomb (Gijsbert Hemmij's Tomb)

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Address: 5-5 Nitomachi, Kakegawa 436-0075 , Shizuoka Prefecture
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Easy to miss

The tomb is easy to miss- just a space with a fence around it next to a sidewalk. Interesting only because of what it is - a Dutch traveler who died in the town in the 17th... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2015
Gerry R
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York, Maine
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

The tomb is easy to miss- just a space with a fence around it next to a sidewalk. Interesting only because of what it is - a Dutch traveler who died in the town in the 17th century while traveling the main road between Tokyo and Kyoto.

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Reviewed 11 March 2011

The tomb is located about 100 meters east of Otemon(Main) Gate of Kakegawa castle. It lies in the temple premises but not difficult to find it because it has unique shape and close to the sidewalk. On the tomb the epitaph is inscribed in Dutch. I cannot read Dutch so I do not know what is written. This tomb should... More 

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