Yushima Tenmangu

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Yushima Tenmangu, also known as Yushima Tenjin, is a Shinto shrine dedicated to Tenjin, the god of learning. It is conveniently located in Bunkyo City, positioned near Ueno Park and the University of Tokyo, which makes it a popular spot for students to pray for good grades and inscribe ema (wooden plaques) with their academic goals. The shrine is also abundant with seasonal flowers and plays host to lively events throughout the year, including the Plum Blossom Festival, Tenjin Festival, and Chrysanthemum Festival.



3-30-1 Yushima, Bunkyo City, Tokyo (Map) (Directions)


6:00 - 20:00 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 6:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 6:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 6:00 - 20:00
Thursday 6:00 - 20:00
Friday 6:00 - 20:00
Saturday 6:00 - 20:00
Sunday 6:00 - 20:00
Holidays 6:00 - 20:00



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Yushima Tenmangu is within walking distance from a number of surrounding stations. It is a short 2-minute walk from Yushima Station, 8-minute walk from Okachimachi Station, and a little over a 10-minute walk from Ueno Station. 

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