The Yokohama Foreign Cemetery
The Yokohama Foreign Cemetery is situated on the part of the former premises of the Zotokuin Temple.
In February 1854, the Japan-U.S. Peace and Amity Treaty was signed, a tomb was erected for the burial of one of the crew of the fleet commanded by Commodore Perry who visited Yokohama for the singing of the treaty.
After the Yokohama Port opening, that place was officially designated as the cemetery for foreign residents.
Now, many foreigners line in peace here from the contributors to Japanese culture, including Charles Wirgman, Edmund Morel and Anton Johannes Cornelius Geerts to the unknowns killed at the Namamugi or Idogaya Incidents.
最初来自海军陆战队时美国特使库尔特 · 佩里线连接-日本友好条约 （神奈川条约） 0/1854年死亡埋葬 （1854 年） 在 2 月中的顺序，根据学校场地范围横滨端口开放，然后成为外国人居留的墓地。 Wagman 生麦，Ido 月谷犯罪受害者、 明治初期，促成了文化的日本，莫雷尔，赫兹是睡着了。