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328 m from Shichijō Station
0.5 km from Kiyomizu-Gojō Station
|Address:||Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Higashiyama Ward, Chayacho, 533−1 [map]|
|Hours:||24 hours a day, 7 days a week|
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.