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Shōin Shrine, Hagi
(4.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Explore the political history memorialized at Shōin Shrine, a site dedicated to social activist and samurai Yoshida Shoin. After a failed attempt on a government official's life, Shoin was sentenced to death in 1859. However, his ideals and teachings are considered to be instrumental in bringing about the Meiji restoration, and he is remembered fondly as a patriot who gave his life for his country. In the grounds, you can visit a couple of museums telling the hero's story through models and artifacts, as well as Shoin's preserved classroom and home. Unfortunately, neither of the museums have much English language information available. Use our Hagi vacation route planner to add Shōin Shrine and other attractions to your Hagi vacation plans.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • With knowledgeable volunteer guides, the story is very interesting, free. Go here to watch the syoka syoka premises so it becomes.
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  • And parking is available nearby, you can explore in a short period of time. Beside the sonjuku and so is the long-awaited visit, would not hurt!
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  • I went for the first time from excursion since becoming adults. Crowded even on weekdays. Go by car because the parking lot is in good condition and are not hurt. You could know a little bit about the historical figure in the history of Japan textbook learning.
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  • nice and clean
  • I went on the tour. Guides just received a description of the Shoin teacher. Around the House, to the attention
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  • Shrine was named world heritage by 12 pm there were already long queues even before. While waiting for fun. Have pine shade house along the way, there is treasure house, I was not so much in the middle of the night is a good spot. It is also a Shoin-Jinja good power spot seems to be.
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  • Since it was a weekday than tourists and students, would see slow but whats we hurriedly rounded up consultation with weather! Relaxed atmosphere, nice! ~
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  • Bear in mind that the last of those issued in the Hagi rebellion and worship the Shoin Yoshida at the same time, please visit the
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