The name means “Ear Mound” but its former name, Hanazuka (Nose Mound) is more accurate, as this is a mound enshrining the severed noses of slain Korean and Chinese soldiers from Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s campaigns on the Asian mainland. The monument is not well known, even among Japanese people.
Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Higashiyama Ward, Chayacho, 533−1
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- 328 m from Shichijō Station Keihan Main Line (KH37)
- 0.5 km from Kiyomizu-Gojō Station Keihan Main Line (KH38)
- 1.0 km from Gojō Station Karasuma Line (K10)