The tomb of Murasaki Shikibu, Kyoto

Murasaki Shikibu's tomb is located in Kyoto, just south of the Kitaoji-Horikawa intersection. It lies next to the grave of Ono no Takamura, an ancestor of Heian-era beauty and poet, Ono no Komachi.

Tomb Of Murasaki Fence

The tomb lies behind a stone fence.

Tomb of Murasaki Shikibu

Beauty Berries can be seen in Autumn.

Tomb Of Murasaki Marker

Admirers can light a candle at the grave.

Tomb Of Murasaki Entrance

Entrance to the tomb.