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Updated: November 14, 2023
Yasukuni 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 wills and relics of those enshrined and related historical materials. It's long been a famous spot for cherry blossoms, with around 500 cherry trees planted here. Every year, the Tokyo District Meteorological Observatory visits the grounds to make their cherry blossom forecast.
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