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Shoin Shrine

Closes in 15 min: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Jan 17, 2018
“Compact shrine”
Jul 3, 2018
“Quiet shrine in Setagaya”
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4-35-1 Wakabayashi, Setagaya 154-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

A quiet but beautiful shrine that is a popular cherry blossom spot in spring. It also holds a local festival late October. The shrine is dedicated to Shoin Yoshida, a political reformer who educated prominent samurai in the mid-1800s. He was executed when just 29...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Summerdayz86
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Authentic shrine. Mostly quite (not like in Asakusa shrine, lol), clear and good for meditation place

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank namelesskorin
Reviewed January 17, 2018

This shrine is built in the quite residential area. It symbolize Yoshida Syoin and his private school called "Syokasonzyuku". Around the shrine, there are many shops associate with Shoin and his pupils. Even New Year's day, shrine was not so crowded. It's a nice spot...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 246age
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

It is a shrine representing Setagaya-ku. It is in a residential area, it is quiet and beautiful. There are cultures that the shrine sought, such as offering money, souvenirs, souvenirs, and amulets. It is a perfect place for foreigners visiting Japan who want to visit...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank hiroshia106
Reviewed November 7, 2015

The shrine praising Shoin Yoshida, a philosopher at the end of Edo era and gave sigificant influence for Meiji revolution. Nice and quiet place.

Date of experience: December 2014
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