A Shinto shrine honoring Japanese soldiers killed in combat, Yasukuni also functions as a Japanese war museum.
Quick Facts on Yasukuni Shrine
- Other names
- Yasukuni Shrine
靖国神社, Yasukuni Jinja ("Peaceful Nation Shrine"
or "Pacifying the Nation Shrine")
Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo
- Phone number
- Opening hours
- Shrine: open 24 hours a day
Museum: daily 9am-5:30pm (to 5pm Nov-Feb)
- Shrine: free. Museum: ¥800 adults, ¥500 students, ¥300 children
Have you visited Yasukuni Shrine, or do you have personal connections or insider knowledge? Please tell us about it below!