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Shoin Shrine

1537 Chinto, Hagi 758-0011, Yamaguchi Prefecture
+81 838-22-4643
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Interesting historical area

The shrine itself was not as impressive as the buildings within it that have the schoolhouse and... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
Angie R
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Interesting piece of modernization history

This shrine is dedicated to one of the very early reformers in the mid 19th century. After the... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2016
AhasverSaoPaulo
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good53%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 7, 2017
“Interesting historical area”
Feb 21, 2016
“Interesting piece of modernization history ”
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1537 Chinto, Hagi 758-0011, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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+81 838-22-4643
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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

The shrine itself was not as impressive as the buildings within it that have the schoolhouse and homes.

Thank Angie R
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Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

This shrine is dedicated to one of the very early reformers in the mid 19th century. After the arrival of Perry's fleet forcing the opening of Japan some people with foresight wanted to go to Western countries to study and to reform the country but...More

1  Thank AhasverSaoPaulo
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Reviewed March 17, 2015

Shouin-Shrine is dedicated a mentor "Shouin Yoshida" whose students became reformers of modern-Japan. This temple is located in the same property with his academy "Shouka-Son Juku". Renting bicycle may be convenient to get there and then go to "Toukou-Shrine" which is a family temple of...More

1  Thank Michiquita4
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

The shrine is at the back of the compound and as with most shrines in Japan well maintained with great statues and icons on display. as it is in the Shoka Village you get to see a lot more than just the shrine. I really...More

1  Thank RJJCNZ
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Reviewed November 10, 2012

Very visual, experiential and educational about the time when so called 'rebels' insisted to open Japan to foreigners. Fantastic way to get to know the philosophy of the great thinkers of its time. Definitely worth a visit if you have an interest in Japanese history.

1  Thank Kazemaru
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