Yasukuni Shrine

Sightseeing information about Yasukuni Shrine in Japan.


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There are over 2,466,000 enshrined kami (deities) listed in the Yasukuni's Symbolic Registry of Divinities. This list includes soldiers, as well as women and students who were involved in relief operations in the battlefield or worked in factories for the war effort.Enshrinement is not exclusive to people of Japanese descent. Yasukuni Shrine has enshrined 27,863 Taiwanese and 21,181 Koreans without consultation of surviving family members and in some cases against the stated wishes of the family members. Many more kami are enshrined at Chinreisha.
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasukuni_Shrine)

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5.0in the last week

Lovely, simple, quiet and very nice shrine in the middle of Tokyo. Best part is that Gram is right across it!! But seriously, it is a very nice shrine that should be respected

5.0in the last week

Really beautiful shrine. All countries use propaganda. At least Japan is not currently putting it's political enemies in concentration camps and selling their organs. Free Hong Kong.

5.02 weeks ago

2018year new beginning. So many people were there. Good sunset. Pray for world peace.🙏

5.0a week ago

great place to visit. great place to learn history.
wil visit again when traveling in japan
those who gave the place harsh comments and ratings should really read the history and change the point of view...

5.0in the last week

Historical place. It’s a shrine built in 1869 (renovated after that) by King Meji in the commemoration of died warriors. The Tori gate is gigantic and shrine is worth a visit.
You can access the place via Kudanshita station.

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