Yushima Tenmangu, Bunkyo

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Pay a visit to Yushima Tenmangu, a Shinto shrine dedicated to Tenjin, the "kami" (spirit) of learning. Established in 458 CE in honor of the kami of strength and sports, the shrine was greatly expanded in 1355 to enshrine Tenjin, thus becoming a place of pilgrimage for scholars and thinkers. Today, prospective students arrive at the shrine to offer "ema" (wooden plaques containing prayers) in the hope that they will pass the entrance exams for the nearby university. The grounds have been dotted with "ume" (plum) trees, because Tenjin was known to be particularly fond of them. Arrange to visit Yushima Tenmangu and other attractions in Tokyo using our Tokyo holiday planner .
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  • As you know God is known, narrow precincts votive mass of the figurines, with plenty of plants to delight. Chrysanthemum Festival is now bright with chrysanthemum variety.
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  • To qualified applicants wishing to pray with their friends went. Who pass interim from the famous (? ) Of whats the pass pencil. Amulet of 1つ1つ and written words, feeling weak when it became.
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  • Yushima tenmangu shrine famous for God. It is also a one of the three major Tenjin Kanto. Their popularity in crowded Buri exam and job hunting season. And prayed on a weekday so we walk precincts. We look for God, so big abacus. Is the splendor of the plum tree's famous place. Has parking charges apply. And because a small number of weekday parking.
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