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Yushima Seido, Bunkyo

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Explore the Confucian temple of Yushima Seido, which introduced Confucian teachings to the culture and houses what is said to be the largest statue of Confucious in the world. Take a quiet, contemplative stroll around the peaceful but unruly garden, keeping an eye out for the famous pistacia chinensis tree, which was grown from a seed taken from a tree at Confucious' grave in China in 1915. Much quieter than surrounding shrines, you can expect some meditative time to yourself here, away from the bustle and crowds of the city. Yushima Seido is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Tokyo Edition.
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  • You could feel intimidated in the building is that of academic accomplishment and of the pine, but terribly vacant. Shohei Hill Learning Center here was hashiranakatta.
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  • This year is the examination of the child becomes a good lesson for kids you know history of Confucius have been praying to pass the national examination
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  • Yushima Tenjin and Kanda Myojin too!!!!, was tired, so I look at yushima Temple was the shrine of the good. It was characterized by building character of Confucius and the Analects of Confucius and the Raven. And relaxed atmosphere is like.
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  • Great find next to Kanda Myojin! Was not expecting to see a temple dedicated to Confucius in the mist of Shinto and Buddhist shrines/temples. Very quiet area surrounded by walls and majority black color schemes.
  • A mellow place in the middle of the chaos. I enjoyed the calm feeling and the tiny park as a short rest from the city.
  • This was an unexpected find for me, an old Confucian temple amongst the Shinto and Buddhist sites I typically saw. There is a little garden to walk through.
  • Very simplistic yet beautiful temple. Notice a statue of Confucius near the entrance.
  • Old Confucian Temple, which is rare in Japan. And so is the choice of black for all walls. Unique roof decoration, too. It's a very tranquil place, probably because it's surrounded by walls, and features a small park.

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