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Yasukuni Shrine, Chiyoda

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Established by Emperor Meiji in 1869, Yasukuni Shrine honors those who sacrificed their lives serving the Empire of Japan. The Shinto shrine pays respect to about 2.5 million men, women, children, and pets that fell during or because of military activity. Those enshrined are considered deities and are worshipped equally regardless of their social standing or military rank. While there, seek out information about the shrine's controversies, including a fact that 1,068 of its enshrined souls are convicted war criminals. A visit to Yasukuni Shrine represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Tokyo trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • This Yasukuni Shrine is enshrined by the war. Will talk about Cabinet Ministers ' official visits, etc., but it it is this shrine, located on the slope of the 9-spot representing Japan, must be. In the season of cherry blossoms trees on both sides were dyed pink, that's it views itself. Peace and quiet to pray even once to try to do that.
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  • I visited 2017 / 04 / 02 of the cherry blossoms begin to bloom. Moved to purpose was at first chidorigafuchi was 5 minutes to bloom in the early rounds, located across from the Yasukuni Shrine. Had lived in Tokyo for 15 years in the news, again, is visiting for the first time and was surprised by the sheer size and its divinity.
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  • Think Yasukuni Shrine that speaking of cherry blossoms, I went for the first time. From 9-under is great, very soon the first Torii perhaps metal, was rusty. Without repainting is overwhelmed by the big why, have been left wondering. Would I painted are clean if not odd was its rigor. But here was disappointing. Torii Gates line but it was under construction around the cherry trees on the right before the temple was amazing! It was with standard wood in exactly what sites say about Cherry to more fantastic atmosphere of the Yasukuni Shrine. Chidorigafuchi moat and martial arts Hall in front of this neighborhood side area is for cherry blossoms and the great.
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  • i don't say politics. just the scene is much worse than the jinjas and teras in kyoto and nara. i give 1 star for wasting my time. if you like Japanese traditional places, welcome to KYOTO! edo is too young...
  • Look at all these stupid hate comments. Some people forgot or too dumb to realize that this page is for location reviews, not for hate speech or /pol/. I hate those war criminals too and I believe that they don't deserved to be worshipped or anything, but this is their land and let the landlord do whatever they want with their property. You can either choose to visit or leave it as it is. Idiots.
  • Truth prevails; full story should be told to all people, Japanese and the people from all over world. Understand Japanese suffered during WWII; but suffered for what? Because of what? Please tell the world, particularly Japanese, what Japanese did to Asian neighbors as well as westerners in that period. Another suggestion: the movie might adopt English, Chinese, Korean, and other languages as well, NOT only Japanese. Let world know what you are teaching your people.
  • Controversial shrine build to honour Japan's war dead since the Boshin war. Outside of the Sakura season it's probably not worth visiting.
  • When i come in March there is a lot of food kiost and sakura trees, worth to come in that time but not sure in another months because i see others people photos and looks like nothing fun in there