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Find A Grave - Ryozen Gokoku Shrine - Higashiyama Ward
Kannon Memorial, Ryozen [memorial] This 80-foot-high white statue is dedicated to unknown soldiers who died in World War II. Memorial services are conducted four times daily at an accompanying shrine that contains memorial tablets of for the 2 million Japanese who perished during the war. A Memorial Hall also commemorates the more than 48,000 foreign soldiers who died on Japanese territory. (Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett) Ryozen Gokoku Shrine - Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan