Yasukuni Shrine

Shrine
This shrine located in Kudankita of Chiyoda City mainly enshrines soldiers and civilians related to the military who died in service of the country. From patriots at the end of the Edo period and the Meiji Restoration to soldiers that died in combat during the Pacific War, Yasukuni enshrines over 2,466,000 spirits without distinction as to social status, merits or gender. About 400 cherry trees have been planted on the premises, making it a famous spot for hanami (cherry blossom viewing).

Spot details

Address
Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Kudankita 3-1-1 map map Map
Phone
0332618326
Hours
[Nov.- Feb.]6:00-17:00
[Mar.- Oct.]6:00-18:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee] Free
Parking Lot
Available(70spaces)
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Smoking
Available (Available only at designated locations)
Wi-Fi
Available
English Menu
Available
Note
* To prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the gate will be closed at 17:00 for the time being.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Available (Grounds Gaien only)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Interesting
    4.0 Reviewed : 2023.01.27
    Interesting place despite its controversial aspects it is beautiful and serene and presented a perspective that is interesting
  • Controversial but worths the visit
    5.0 Reviewed : 2023.01.06
    Probably Yasukuni Shrine is the most controversial Japanese temple, the Emperor hasn’t visited it since 1978 as some war criminals started to be remembered there. Apart from political implications...
  • Lots of beautiful cherry trees
    4.0 Reviewed : 2022.06.20
    During my 2022 (post COVID) cherry blossom trip I could not leave out Yasukuni Shrine of course. Apart from the shrine complex itself the blooming cherry blossoms are an absolute must to visit...

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