Tourist attraction


1. Shokasonjuku

A roof-tiled house consists of two 8 and 10.5 tatami rooms located inside Shoin shrine. Yoshida Shoin educated low-class soldiers and children of ordinary people from 1857 for two and a half years.

Many of human resources who worked for Meiji restoration such as Takasugi Shinsaku, Kusaka Genzui, Ito Hirobumi was produced from this school.

Designated as a world heritage in July 2015 (Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution)

Location Chinto Matsumotoichi 1537, Hagi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Access (1) 10 minutes walk from JR Sanin main line Higashi-Hagi station
(2) 20 minutes by car from Chugoku Expressway Mine Higashi JCT
→ 20 minutes by car from Ogori Hagi road Edo IC
(Take Ogori Hagi Road directly connected to JCT towards Hagi)
→ 1 minute walk from Shoin Shrine
Office of Inquiry Shonin Shrine shrine office TEL: 0838-22-4643
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