Bunbu Gakko (Old School for the Literary &Military Arts)

Bunbu Gakko was a school proposed by the 8th lord of Matsushiro Domain, Yukitsura Sanada, who advocated the importance of both the scholarship and the martial arts in 1855, and was opened by the 9th lord, Yukinori Sanada. The appearance of the building exhibits the austere atmosphere of the domain. The school is said to have provided education for advanced subjects such as the Western military science. Another characteristic of the school was the abolition of Confucianism, and the lack of Confucius’ Mausoleum thereof, which was a common attribute for other domain schools of the time.

Address 205-1 Matsushiro Matsushiromachi Nagano-shi
zip code: 381-1231
Phone Number +81-26-278-6152
Website http://www.sanadahoumotsukan.com/facilities/facility.php?n=3 MAPCODE * 177 834 273*84
Access Approx. 2 km from Nagano IC, or approx. 30 min on the bus to Matsushiro from JR Nagano station, get off at " Matsushiroeki" stop and walk for 5 min.
Parking The Sanada Treasure Museum Parking Lot: 3 large buses, approx. 20 cars
Hours 9:00 to 17:00 (Entrance allowed till 16:30) Holiday Open throughout the year in principle
Price Bunbu Gakko
Individuals
General: 200 yen/Elementary and Junior high school students: 80 yen
*Common tickets fo 3 buildings (also available for Sanada Treasure Museum and Sanada Residence)
General: 800 yen/Elementary and Junior high school students: 300 yen
*Admission free for Elementary and Junior high school students on Saturdays.
Remarks / Supplementary Note Preservation repairment for the buildings damaged by earthquakes and heavy rains has been taking place since July 2013. There maybe places unavailable for tours and usage during the repairment, your understanding and cooperation are much appreciated.

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