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"Almost every Japanese cemetery..." Japan Local Custom Tip by AndreasK

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Almost every <b>Japanese cemetery</b> is Buddhist, whereas Shinto Shrines are places of worship and usually do not include a cemetery because death is basically thought to be evil.

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  • Written Sep 7, 2002
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