Kodokan, in Mito Ibaraki Prefecture, was the largest and one of the most famous schools in Japan at the time. Tokugawa Nariaki established Kodokan in 1841 as a school for Mito clan, where students learned both military arts and academics including medicine and astronomy. The main gate, the main hall 'Seicho' and Nobility Hall are designated as historic national cultural properties.
Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture.
KODOKAN MITO MAP
Kodokan Mito is indicated by the red marker.
Author: Craig Fryer