A gravesite of Kita Ikki
A Sado-native leading thinker, resting at home
Shokoji Temple, close to Kita' birthplace in the Ryotsu Minato area, is a temple for deceased ancestors of the Kita family. His tomb is situated in the Aoyama Cemetary of Shokoji Temple, overlooking the rural landscape of Harakuro (Shiizaki). Although Kita Ikki was a leading thinker and socialist from the Meiji to early Showa times (early 20th century), many people still visit and lay flowers on his grave.
- Aoyama Cemetary, Shokoji Temple Agata, Sado, Niigata 952-3421
- Transport Access
- Ryotsu Port Approx 5 minutes by car
- Nearest bus stop
- Shiizaki Onsen Iriguchi（Minamisen (South Line)） Approx. 15 minutes on foot from bus stop
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