Yasukuni shrine

Stamp: Torii of Yasukuni Shrine - Tokyo (Japan) (Regular serie: 2nd Showa (1942-45)) Mi:JP 330,Sn:JP 337,Yt:JP 331,Sak:JP 260

Stamp: Torii of Yasukuni Shrine - Tokyo (Japan) (Regular serie: 2nd Showa (1942-45)) Mi:JP 330,Sn:JP 337,Yt:JP 331,Sak:JP 260

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Iaido Performance at Yasukuni Shrine

Yasukuni shrine, Mitama Matsuri

Mitama Matsuri – Yasukuni Shrine Lanterns

Tokyobling's Blog Mitama Matsuri – Yasukuni Shrine Lanterns

Mitama Matsuri – Yasukuni Shrine Lanterns

The main Torii at Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo. Photo: muz-chan.net

Yasukuni Shrine (靖国神社, Yasukuni Jinja) is a Shinto shrine in central Tokyo that commemorates Japan's war dead. The shrine was founded in 1869 with the purpose of enshrining those who have died in war for their country and sacrificed their lives to help bu

Yasukuni Shrine

The infamous Yasukuni Shrine

Yasukuni Shrine Festival

A shrine dedicated to the war dead which is also a famous place for cherry blossoms. The festival stalls are a must-see.

Star festival decoration at The Yasukuni shrine, Japan

Tanabata (Star Festival) decorations at the Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo, Japan, photograph by Ed Jacob.

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