Yasukuni Shrine

Shinto shrine in Tokyo, Japan

Yasukuni Shrine is a controversial Shinto shrine in Tokyo. It commemorates (by name) over two million Japanese people who died in wars from 1868 to 1954. Right-wing Japanese politicians visit the shrine to pay respects to the war dead, but this is seen by China and Korea as a provocative act as over a thousand Japanese war criminals are enshrined there.

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