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

A must see in Tokyo. Come to the garden at the back of shine. The Japanese garden is what inspired Monet to create a series of masterpieces Water Lilies. This garden is probably the best you can see in the world. Feel the tranquil and fluid nature of the moment, and that is the essence of Japanese philosophy of beauty

5.0a week ago

Yasukuni Shrine is a very well maintained shrine for Japanese war dead. It’s serene and very peaceful, but it’s only 10 minutes walking from the nearby busy metro station.

4.0in the last week

The museum is a bit controversial, but i liked it and think it be worth visiting for foreigners I tested in Japan's military history

5.0a month ago

This is the only place in Tokyo where you can find some peace and quiet with the absence of Chinese tourists.

It's a wonderful place to spend the afternoon.

4.02 weeks ago

A beautiful and expansive shrine dedicated to commemorating Japan’s war dead. It is an experience to see the history and to learn the differences in how they saw their roles in warfare, throughout history.

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