Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Japan  /  Chugoku  /  Yamaguchi Prefecture  /  Hagi  /  Religious Sites  /  Shōin Shrine

Shōin Shrine, Hagi

(4.3/5 based on 220+ 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.
Create a full Hagi itinerary

Plan your trip to Hagi

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
  • 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.
    View original
  • Shoin shrine which enshrines the Shoin teacher and pupil matsukado shrine. Also, the old house was prisoner sonjuku and Shoin in Shoin-Jinja. A sincerity building restoration and historic shouin's manner of life and suicide note contains the familiar learn more restoration.
    View original
  • By Yoshida Shoin became the driving force behind restoration shrine erected by hirofumi Ito et al. 0/1907. There are and were. Great Torii is 2 precincts in the houses of the syoka also treasures, behind House exhibited pieces of pine tree shade, and was visited by many people.
    View original
  • nice and clean
  • I went on the tour. Guides just received a description of the Shoin teacher. Around the House, to the attention
    View original
  • 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.
    View original
  • Since it was a weekday than tourists and students, would see slow but whats we hurriedly rounded up consultation with weather! Relaxed atmosphere, nice! ~
    View original
  • 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
    View original