Yushima-Tenjin shrine are
located about 0.3 km southwest of Shinobazu pond, and there is the
Former Iwasaki Mansion just north of this shrine.
"Yushima-Tenjin" is a popular name, and the formal name is "Yushima-Tenmanguu".
It is said that it was founded in 458.
In 1355, Michizane Sugawara was enshrined here by petition from the people. He was a scholar of literature and a poet in the 9th century, and they have called him "the god of learning" since a long time ago.
So many students taking entrance examinations visit here from autumn to winter.
In this precincts, there are a lot of Japanese apricot trees, and they produce white blossoms from February to March.
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