Fumonji Temple was the place where Omura Masujiro stayed and opened a private school to teach young feudal warriors Western military science.
Omura Masujiro was promoted to become an upper-class feudal warrior on the recommendation of Katsura Kogoro (Kido Takayoshi) and was dedicated to military reform of the Domain at the request of Takasugi Shinsaku.
He gave lectures about Western military science at Meirinkan and also opened a private school at Fumonji Temple, where he stayed, responding to the request from feudal warriors.
|Location||3-4-1 Shiraishi, Yamaguchi-shi|
|Access||15 minutes’ walk from JR Yamaguchi Station on the JR Yamaguchi Line.
3 minutes’ walk from the bus stop “Shiraishisanchome” of Bochokotsu.
|Parking||Available (About 10 passenger cars)|