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Yushima Tenmangu Shrine, Kami (god) of Learning

2015.09.29

Yushima Tenmangu is a shrine located just 10 minutes away from Ueno station and right next to Tokyo University. There is a bit of leaning that so many students visit there every year, especially before when entrance exams for universities and high schools starts.
There are several beautiful buildings inside the shrine as well as the sacred trees and other trees which are managed by the flagship gardeners.

Ema is a small wood plate where people write their wishes and leave it to the temple for God to help you achieve your wish.
There are thousands of Ema hung in Yushima Tenmangu Shrine which tells how much students are relying of the Shrine.
There is Kyu Iwasaki-Tei Garden near the shrine where you can have traditional Martha tea afterwards.

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Info

url
http://www.yushimatenjin.or.jp/pc/index.htm
open
6am-8pm
tel
03-3836-0753
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3-30-1 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo