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四国松山の旧制第一中学校であった松山中学（現松山東高校）の建物です。城山近くにあったものを戦前に移築したものですが、戦火を乗り越えて現存する貴重な建物です。 more »It is a building of Matsuyama Junior High School (now Matsuyama Higashi High School) which was the first junior high school of the old system of Shikoku Matsuyama. It is a valuable building which survived the war and existed though the one which existed in the vicinity of Shiroyama was transferred before the war.
江戸中期、松山藩第11代藩主松平定通が藩士の子弟のために一番町に開設した藩校です。 やがて松山の近代教育の拠点松山中学校へと発展して、正岡子規や秋山兄弟などが生徒として通い、夏目漱石が英語教師として教鞭を取り、「坊っちゃん」の舞台となったことでも知られています。 現在は、明教館～松山中学校をルーツとする松山東高等学校の敷地内に、講堂部分が移築再建されています。 内部見学は1週間前までの予約が必要と... more »In the mid-Edo period, the 11th lord of the Matsuyama Domain, Matsudaira Sadamichi, opened the school in the town for the children of the feudal lords. It is also known that it developed into Matsuyama Junior High School, a base for modern education in Matsuyama, where Shiki Masaoka and the Akiyama brothers attended as students, and Natsume Soseki taught as an English teacher and became the stage for "Botchan." Currently, the auditorium part has been relocated and rebuilt on the site of Matsuyama Higashi High School, which has its roots in Meikyokan and Matsuyama Junior High School. Internal tours require reservations at least one week in advance...
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