Matsushiro Literary and Military School, Nagano

#9 of 58 in Historic Sites in Nagano
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Matsushiro Literary and Military School (文武学校, Bunbu gakkō) was the Han school of Matsushiro Domain under the Edo period Tokugawa shogunate. It located in the Matsushiro neighborhood of the city of Nagano in the Chūbu region of Japan. Of the over 250 han schools which existed in Japan at the end of the Edo period, it is the only one to survive in almost an intact form. The school was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 1953. 205373

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  • The area is large but not many things to see. Basically several buildings for different teachings and a few boards with description in Japanese. However, it's still worthy for a visit because we...  more »
  • Not much to see other than the buildings but they are well worth the Y200 visit price, one can easily imagine the sons of the gentry learning their skills here, its atmospheric  more »

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