Mukai Tadakatsu's grave

Mukai Tadakatsu's grave

Grave of Tadakatsu Mukai, Ship Expert

Tadakatsu Mukai was master hand of ship and served Hidetada Tokugawa at the age of 16. Along with Moritaka Kuki and others, Tadakatsu Mukai played a significant role as a naval commander. Also in 1632, by the order of Third Shogun Iemitsu Tokugawa, he commanded the manufacturing of the Atakemaru, the largest boat reserved for nobles in the history of Edo Shogunate. (Iemitsu named it "Tenkamaru.")

Address 2-16-27 Fukagawa, Koto-ku (Yougakuji Temple)
TEL 03-3641-1580
Access Tokyo Metro Tozai Line, Toei Oedo Line "Monzen-Nakacho Station" Exit 6 3-minute walk
URL http://www.yougakuji.org/

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