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Nagasaki Confucius Shrine (Koshi-byo)
# 10   of 13 most visited
sights in Nagasaki

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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.

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How to get there
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.

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Hours and Fees
Hours:8:30 to 17:30 (entry until 17:00)
Closed:No closing days.
Admission:600 yen

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