Shōin shrine

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Shōin Shrine
松陰神社
Shoin shrine main building - april 30 2017.jpg
Haiden of Shōin Jinja, 2017
Religion
AffiliationShinto
DeityYoshida Shōin
Leadership154-0023 東京都世田谷区若林4-35-1
Location
Location4-35-1 Wakabayashi, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-0023
Shōin shrine is located in Japan
Shōin shrine
Shown within Japan
Geographic coordinates35°38′50.04″N 139°39′21.92″E / 35.6472333°N 139.6560889°E / 35.6472333; 139.6560889Coordinates: 35°38′50.04″N 139°39′21.92″E / 35.6472333°N 139.6560889°E / 35.6472333; 139.6560889
Architecture
Date established1882
Website
eng.shoinjinja.org
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto

Shōin Shrine (松陰神社, Shōin Jinja), located in Setagaya, Tokyo, is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirit of Yoshida Shōin, an activist during the Edo era.

History[edit]

Shoin was executed by the Shogunate in prison in Tenmacho, Edo in 1859, his body was reburied in Wakabayashi by his followers in 1863. The shrine was erected in 1882, and the current main shrine building was built in 1927.[1]

Shrine complex[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Shoin Jinja - History Retrieved December 3, 2015

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