Shinto Shrine in Akihabara, Tokyo
9:30am - 5pm
Allow 30 minutes
No regular closing days
Updated 27 July 2020
About Yushima Seido
Shrine dedicated to the Chinese scholar Confucius. The beautiful gardens lead to the world’s largest stone statue of the philosopher.
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