The One about (Not Checking Out) Yasukuni Shrine

If there is one shrine in Japan that is controversial, it’s Yasukuni Shrine. For those not familiar with Yasukuni Shrine, since 1869, the shrine is where people go to honor the souls of those who died in service of Japan. Known back in 1869 as Shokonsha, it was renamed Yasukini Shrine in 1879 by Emperor Meiji who visited the shrine in 1874. According to the Yasukuni Shrine website: Currently, more […]