5 things about Japan's controversial Yasukuni Shrine
Published on Apr 22, 2014 1:42 PM
A group of 150 Japanese lawmakers visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine on Tuesday, a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe donated a tree to the shrine. The moves could further worsen ties with Asian neighbours. Here are 5 things about Yasukuni Shrine.
1. THE SHRINE
Yasukuni Shrine - the name means 'peaceful country' - is located in Chiyoda, in central Tokyo. Like all shrines, it is open to the public.
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