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Gyokusenji Temple

31-6 Kakisaki, Shimoda 415-0013, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 558-22-1287
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First American Consulate in Japan-a fascinating part of history

This temple was the first US Consulate in Japan, and still cares for the graves of Americans who... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
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24 Mar 2018
“First American Consulate in Japan-a fascinating part of history”
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31-6 Kakisaki, Shimoda 415-0013, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This temple was the first US Consulate in Japan, and still cares for the graves of Americans who passed away during the Perry visits. There is a museum that contains artifacts from that time period and information about Townsend Harris, the first Consul General assigned...More

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