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Teradaya, Kyoto

The Teradaya Museum is located in the former Teradaya Inn where pro-imperial ronin plotted a revolt to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate.

The Teradaya Museum is located in the former Teradaya Inn where pro-imperial ronin plotted a revolt to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate. It became the scene of the bloody clash on 21-May 1862 between the pro-imperial rebels and the daimyo’s samurai who supported the shogun. Famed rebel samurai Sakamoto Ryōma was attacked by the Shogun police during his stay here in 1866 and escaped from back. The museum has reconstructed the room where he slept, with sword cuts and bullet hole marked out showing where the fight took place. Nearby is a monument to the 9 samurai who were killed in the incident of 1862.


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About Teradaya

 263 Minamihamacho, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 612-8045, Japan

 +81 75-622-0243

 kanko.city.kyoto.lg.jp

Teradaya and Nearby Sights on Map

Kamo River

Fushimi Momoyama Castle

The Fushimi Momoyama Castle is famous for its tea-room which has walls covered with gold-leaf

Fushimi-ku

Jonan-gu Shrine

The Jonangu Shrine was originally built by Emperor Kammu on the banks of the Kamo river when Heian-kyo (Kyoto) became the capital in the 8th century

Fushimi Inari Taisha

Fushimi Inari-Taisha at the base of the Inari mountain is a Shinto shrine dedicated to Inari, the rice god