It is a famous shrine. The cherry blossom season is very beautiful! There is a festival in summer.
Controversial war shrine. Worth visiting because you can see the bad, military part of Japan (that their Prime Minister Abe just loves). They used to have videos in the back room showing Japanese villagers in Okinawa jumping off cliffs to commit suicide because the American army was about to invade…
Open daily 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. during Mitama Festival (July 13-16) 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Note: We close for a few days in late June and late December
Yasukuni Shrine is a Shinto shrine in central Tokyo that commemorates Japan's war dead. The shrine was founded in 1869 with the purpose of enshrining those who have died in war for their country and sacrificed their lives to help build the foundation for a peaceful Japan.
Literally ‘For the Peace of the Country Shrine’, Yasukuni is the memorial shrine to Japan’s war dead, around 2.5 million souls. Completed in 1869, it has unusual torii gates made of steel and bronze. It is also incredibly controversial: in 1979 14 class-A war criminals, including WWII general Hideki…
“Historic Japanese traditional arts theater. Noh is a classic stage drama based on historical myths and stories.”
“There was a nice exhibition about renaissance of architecture. It is located quite near from Meguro river, peaceful place. I like the feeling there.”
“Dating from the early Showa period in the 1920s, this Japanese building shows signs of influence from Western architecture. Inside, the spacious exhibition hall seems to stretch on endlessly, whetting one’s appetite for its treasures. The displays have a distinctive Showa flavor—a glimpse into an interesting era of Japan’s development. Right after opening or before closing, there are fewer people, so you can have a relaxing tour. At those times, it’s quiet enough to hear the wooden floor creak under your feet, which adds to the retro ambience.”
“The exhibitions are world-class, focused mainly on contemporary culture, but the secrets of the Mori Art Museum’s success are location (part of the phenomenally popular Roppongi Hills), location (on the 52nd and 53rd floors of the Mori Tower, offering spectacular views) and location (within a two-floor ‘experience’ that includes a bar, cafe, shop and panoramic observation deck). ”
“One of the most popular starbucks in Tokyo. It is with Tsutaya whichi is the biggest book,DVD/CD rentals store in Japan. You can taste coffee over reading books. ”