Yushima Tenmangu Shrine

Famous for the Deity of Scholarship and Plum Blossom Viewing

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Shinto shrine

Yushima Tenmangu Shrine, also called "Yushima Tenjin" or "Yushima Shrine", is well-known by Japanese people.
Famous for enshrining the deity of scholars, Michizane Sugawara, visitors come here to pray for success in school examinations, seeking work, or testing for qualifications.

Highlights

  • The deity of scholars is enshrined here.
  • Writing your wishes for scholastic fulfillment in pencil is popular.
  • In the middle of February, when the plum blossoms are in full bloom, an Ume Matsuri, or plum blossom festival, is held here.
  • In November, a Chrysanthemum Festival is held here.

Photos

  • The Honden
  • The Bronze Torii
  • Plum Blossoms

Reviews

  • 梁儀寶

    到湯島天滿宮前,會需要爬坡,可以先練體力及腳力,或當日練。 而且,有牛可以摸喔~ 也有漂亮的御守及御朱印(字體)。

Basic Information

Official Name
Yushima Tenmangu
Founded
458 AD *There are various theories about this.
Postal Code
113-0034
Address
3-30-1 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03-3836-0753
Admission
Free
Closed
No holidays
Hours
6:00am-8:00pm
*There may be changes for the New Year's Holidays.
Access
(1) About 2 minutes on foot from Exit 3 of Yushima Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
(2) About 5 minutes on foot from Ueno-Hirokoji Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
(3) About 8 minutes on foot from Okachimachi Station on the JR Yamanote and JR Keihin Tohoku Lines
(4) About 5 minutes on foot from Exit A4 of Ueno-Okachimachi Station on the Toei Subway Oedo Line
Official Website
Official Website(Japanese)

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