Shoin Shrine

Shoin Shrine

Shoin Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Yamaguchi prefecture in Chugoku district. The shrine is dedicated to YOSHIDA Shoin ( an educator in the end of Edo period, who had great influence on the Meiji Restoration ).

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Name Shoin Shrine
"松陰神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1537, Chintou, Hagi-shi, Yamaguchi, Japan
"山口県萩市椿東1537" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 60-minute drive from the Yamaguchi I.C. on the Chugoku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0838-22-4643

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Sanshu no Jingi

The Imperial Regalia of Japan (三種の神器 Sanshu no Jingi/Mikusa no Kandakara), also known as the Three Sacred Treasures of Japan, consist of the sword Kusanagi (草薙劍 Kusanagi no Tsurugi), the mirror Yata no Kagami (八咫鏡), and the jewel Yasakani no Magatama (八尺瓊勾玉). The regalia represent the three primary virtues: valor (the sword), wisdom (the mirror), and benevolence (the jewel).
Due to the legendary status of these items, their locations are not confirmed, but it is commonly thought that the sword is located at the Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya, the jewel is located at the Three Palace Sanctuaries in Kokyo (the Imperial Palace in Tokyo), and the mirror is located at the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture.

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