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Kyoto Ryozen Gokoku Shrine, Kyoto

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The Kyoto Ryozen Gokoku Shrine is a Shinto Shrine located in Kyoto, Japan. It honors the heroes of Japan, especially from the period of the Bakumatsu period and the Meiji Restoration, most famously Sakamoto Ryōma and his associate Nakaoka Shintarō, who are buried side-by-side in the shrine.The Ryozen Museum of History is next to this shrine.
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  • This is the place of Ryoma's tomb. The tomb is quite small, but very interesting. Unless the other temples in Kyoto, this place is very quiet. You have a wonderful view over Kyoto.  more »
  • It was a warm weekend day that we visited and it was very crowded with both visitors and locals alike. It covers a large area and if you have a guide it makes the visit easier and more interesting. Ha...  more »
  • There are many shrines in Kyoto and this one is also a good place to visit and admire the nature of japan art when creating shrines  more »
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  • A good place to stop and sit.
  • Exhibition and votive objects very similar to the Yasukuni Shrine. What is a sort of related facilities. Various, including all the history is important. Important to Japan ❗
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  • Meiji Restoration Patriots the war in Japan because I have now thanks to dedicated people. Is there reason compelling to war is not, of course, but in the past the war Japan. Different concepts and the countries of the Western colonial powers.
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  • Tend to get tired of many foreigners is the recent Kyoto wherever you go, just go in, this is quite off the beaten path. There is absolutely no foreigners on the grave, because foreigners are not interested at all in the little person. I watch from the grave of the Dragon-horse went to the Golden Week holidays, but fewer people really on the Kyoto scenery is FL was.
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  • Kyoto city views to the Edo period there are many graves of historical figures of the Meiji Restoration. This is where want to go along with nearby ryozen Museum of history.
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