This shrine, with a garden and small complex, was founded in 1890 and is dedicated to Meiji Restoration movement leader Yoshida Shōin....
Shōin Former Residence
The former house of Meiji Restoration movement leader Yoshida Shōin at the Shōin-jinja.
A small museum that documents Shōin's life and teachings with samples of his letters. No English explanations.
Through the old gate of the Kogawa family residence is this small cafe with large windows looking on to a pleasingly unkempt garden. Sit...
Don Don Udonya
A popular spot serving tasty udon and rice dishes, with set meals are donburi standards like oyako-don (chicken and egg on rice)....
370-71 Hijiwara · interesting places nearby
Hagi Shinkai information
Seating here is around a large open tank, so you can watch as the doomed fish are plucked out by the staff while you eat. There are various set-meal options, or ask for the manager-recommended Shinkai teishoku (¥1080/1988 at lunch/dinner), which includes sashimi, tempura and chawanmushi (steamed savoury egg custard), and isn't on the menu. Look for the white building with the lighthouse.