Yasukuni Shrine

Yasukuni Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in . It was founded by Emperor Meiji in June 1869 and commemorates those who died in service of Japan from the Boshin War of 1868–1869 through the First Indochina War of 1946–1954.

Landmarks in the Area

The Yūshūkan is a Japanese military and war museum located within in . is situated 110 meters north of Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 190 meters northeast of Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 190 meters south of Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Ocdp, CC0.

Hosei University is a long-established private university based in , . is situated 260 meters northwest of Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: ペン太, CC BY 2.5.

Localities in the Area

Iidabashi is a district of , , . It was in the former ward of Kōjimachi, which existed in Tokyo until 1947. Photo: Lombroso, Public domain.

Kanda-Jinbōchō, commonly known as Jinbōchō or Jimbocho, is a district of , , known as Tokyo's center of used-book stores and publishing houses, and as a popular antique and curio shopping area. is situated 1¼ km east of Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: koichiwb, CC BY 2.0.

Hayabusachō is a district of , , . is situated 1½ km south of Yasukuni Shrine.

Kanda-Sarugakuchō is a district of , , , consisting of 1-chōme and 2-chōme. is situated 1½ km east of Yasukuni Shrine.

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