Yushima Tenmangu (Yushima Tenjin)湯島天満宮(湯島天神)
This is a Shinto shrine located in Yushima in Bunkyo City and is representative of an Edo-Tokyo Tenmangu Shrine. It is said that this shrine was built in 458 A.D. by imperial command of Emperor Yuraku in order to enshrine Ameno-tajikaraono-mikoto as a deity. Later in the Nanboku-cho period, Sugawara Michizane was also enshrined. As the Shinto god of scholarship, many students preparing for exams pay homage at the shrine. The precincts are so elegant, and they were the subject of works by the ukiyo-e artist, Utagawa Hiroshige. From early February at the Japanese plum blossom festival (“Ume Matsuri”), the Japanese plums are magnificent in full bloom on the grounds and the festival is busy with sightseers.
Tokyo Bunkyou-ku Yushima 3-30-1 (Kanda / AkihabaraArea)
[Gates shut Hours]6:00-20:00
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It has been a while to post about the visit to Yushima Tenjin but it was for my child who has to take high school entrance...
- [Gates shut Hours]6:00-20:00
- open everyday
- Precincts freedom
- Parking Lot
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Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- View route from Station View route from Bus Stop View route from IC View route from Parking
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