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Shōin Shrine, Hagi

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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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  • Speaking of Hagi, and Yoshida Shoin. Hagi, and a town called what geographical, whether is endemic to expel politicians. So is Mr Abe. If you're visiting that Hagi bypass is not allowed here. Yoshida Shoin's absolute love is. I thought I had gotten.
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  • Umbrella Fortune here and there was a funny thought. Sonjuku, Cedar House, was seen at the same time. I was doing the ceremony, kagetsu room exhibit in the same area were in a happy bonus.
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  • Institute in shrine History Museum and Museum of syoka beautifully maintained and saw the holy place of learning looks like. Lots of students and parents as exam season.
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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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