Yasukuni Jinja Shrine

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This shrine was founded in year 2 of the Meiji era (1869). 2,466,000 spirits of those killed in battle from the end of the Edo era through the Pacific War are enshrined here. The museum on the grounds displays articles of those enshrined and related historical materials. There are also 500 cherry trees which attract many visitors. It is these cherry trees which the Meteorological Agency checks each year to report their forecast of cherry blossoms.

Detailed information

Basic information

Address

3-1-1 Kudankita

Chiyoda-ku

Postal code:102-8246

Contact information

Name:Yasukuni Jinja Shrine Office

Telephone number:03-3261-8326

Website:http://www.yasukuni.or.jp/english/index.html( External link )

Access

By car:1km from Metropolitan Expressway Nishi-Kanda exit. 5 minutes drive.

From Haneda Airport:Airport ->Tokyo Monorail (approx.20 minutes)->Hamamatsucho Station ->JR Yamanote Line inner direction (approx.10 minutes)->Akihabara Station ->JR Sobu Line (approx.10 minutes)->Iidabashi Station ->walking(approx.10 minutes)

By train:1. Tokyo Station->JR Chuo Line Rapid train (approx. 5 minutes) ->Ochanomizu Station ->JR Sobu Line Local train (approx. 5 minutes) ->Iidabashi Station. 2.Tokyo Station->Tokyo Subway Marunouchi Line (approx. 1 minute)->Otemachi Station->Tokyo Subway Tozai Line, Hanzomon Line (approx. 5 minutes) -> Kudanshita Station.

Parking

Available

For

Children | Students | Groups | Couples | Families | Seniors | Seniors |

Other services

Facility information

Toilet facilities available | Restaurant facilities | Smoking area |

Foreign language explanations/displays

English |

Foreign language pamphlets

English | Chinese (simplified) | Korean |

Universal design

  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Wheelchair ramp
  • Wheelchair rental

Map information

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