Nagasaki Confucius Shrine

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Nagasaki's Koshi-byo is one of the few shrines dedicated to the Chinese philosopher Confucius in Japan. This particular Confucius Shrine was built by Chinese residents of Nagasaki in 1893. Today, it also houses the Historical Museum of China.

Get There and Around

Nagasaki's Confucius Shrine is a short walk from the "Ouratenshudo-shita" tram stop on the tram line number 5, at the foot of the Dutch slopes.

How to get to and around Nagasaki

Hours and Fees


8:30 to 17:00 (entry until 16:30)


No closing days.


600 yen

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