Grave of Yokozuna Midorinosuke Ohnomatsu
Grave where slow-growing hard worker yokozuna, Rokunosuke Ounomatsu sleeps
Midorinosuke Ohnomatsu was born into a farming family in Notonokuni Nanami-mura (Ishikawa). In 1815, at the age of 25, he became a disciple of Takekuma. Then, he was sent back to his hometown for a time and later became a disciple of Shikoroyama. After that, he was successful every year and became Yokozuna in 1827 at the age of 38. In the history of yokozunas, he was a late bloomer and a hardworking Sumo wrestler. He passed away at the age of 61 in December 1851 and was buried at Gyokusenin.
|Address||1-4-24, Miyoshi, Koutou-ku (the House of Yuquan graveyard)|
|Access||Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line "Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station" Exit A3 5-minute walk|