January 26, 2009

Yushima Seido (3)

This building is "Taiseiden" which is the main hall in yushima seido.
Current taiseiden was rebuilt in 1935.

By the way, yushima seido is called "Birthplace of Japanese school education".
Because there was a public school which was under control of the tokugawa shogunate goverment in yushima seido.

To be continued.

These photos were taken on January 16, 2009.


Malyss said...

The only word that comes to me is "wonderful"!It's incredible that such building has survived through all those centuries.
Do people still come here to pray?The place is so quiet ..

nobu said...

Yes, many people come here,especially in weekend.

Malyss said...

what is written on the sign of the second picture?
(not too much questions, I hope Ü)

Marc said...

It's an impressive building with colours that even today would be modern. Well worth visiting.

Hilda said...

Beautiful and imposing at the same time. And that particular shade of green is unique — I love it.

JM said...

Awesome building! The wooden(?) walls are fantastic!

nobu said...

It is "大成殿"(taiseiden),name of the main hall.

It is made of concrete.

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