≪Cherry Blossom Spots≫ Yasukuni Jinja Shrine
There are about 500 cherry trees including a reference tree to confirm the flowering of cherry blossoms in Tokyo
It is expected that the cherry blossoms will be in full bloom about 10 days earlier than usual.
The origin of Yasukuni Jinja Shrine is Shokonsha established at Kudan in Tokyo in the second year of the Meiji era (1869) by the will of the Emperor Meiji. In 1879, it was renamed Yasukuni Jinja Shrine. 2,466,000 spirits of those killed in battle from the end of the Edo era through the Pacific War are enshrined here. Yushukan on the grounds displays articles of those enshrined and related historical materials.
About 500 cherry trees such as the Somei Yoshino and the Yamazakura are planted in the precincts of Yasukuni Jinja Shrine, and there is a tree to confirm the flowering of cherry blossoms in Tokyo.
|Event Name||≪Cherry Blossom Spots≫ Yasukuni Jinja Shrine|
|Venue||Yasukuni Jinja Shrine|
|Dates||Around late March – Around early April ※Average year|
|Open Hours||The outer gardens / 24 hours open
The inner garden / 6:00 – 18:00 (March – October)
|Address||3-1-1 Kudankita Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|