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Shoka Village School

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Sanctuary

There was the Meiji Restoration now on a day 150 years ago. This is the school which leader Shouin... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Sosyokugakihon
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Kobe, Japan
Academy that raising up young power for revolution

"Shokasonjuku Academy" is one of the most popular historical spot in Japan. The mentor Shoin... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
mariko_tanaka
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Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
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30 Jun 2017
“Sanctuary”
19 Jun 2017
“Academy that raising up young power for revolution”
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1573 Chinto, Hagi 758-0011, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

There was the Meiji Restoration now on a day 150 years ago. This is the school which leader Shouin Yoshida (Japanese call him Yoshida Shouin Sensei ) opened. Shouin Yoshida died at the age of 28 years old. But he borought up many political leaders...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

"Shokasonjuku Academy" is one of the most popular historical spot in Japan. The mentor Shoin Yoshida motivated many talented students for the Meiji Restoration (1867), event though the period he taught was only one and half years and he was executed in 1859. You can...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This was really neat to walk through. The signs have English so you can read what each building was used for.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Angie R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This private school (Shōka Sonjuku), which was established in the 1840s, turned out many heroes who led the Meiji Restoration to a success. You can see the outside and the inside of the wooden house, where although it was only for one year, they eagerly...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

In the same property with Shouin-Temple, there is a wooden residence and academy of the mentor "Shouin Yoshida". You will be shocked to see the size of the academy. So tiny! But there, Shouin studied and discussed futures of Japan with many of his followers...More

Date of experience: April 2014
3  Thank Michiquita4
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Another of the Meji Restoration heroes. After being accused of sedition, etc., he was confined to house arrest (on his own undertaking not to leave). He lived and taught in this very small 2 roomed building and was only able to leave the building to...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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