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Gokoku Shrine

Kawauchi, Aoba-ku., Sendai 980-0862, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-223-7255
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The Gokoku-Jinja Shrine of Miyagi Prefecture

“Gokoku” means “guarding the nation (Japan).” They were created in the late-19th century and... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Chuzaa
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Vancouver, Canada
Shrine to Defend Japan

This Shinto shrine was built to "defend the country", and was a target of worship by military... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2014
AkKobayashi
,
Sendai, Japan
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14 May 2017
“The Gokoku-Jinja Shrine of Miyagi Prefecture”
20 Oct 2014
“Shrine to Defend Japan”
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Kawauchi, Aoba-ku., Sendai 980-0862, Miyagi Prefecture
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+81 22-223-7255
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

“Gokoku” means “guarding the nation (Japan).” They were created in the late-19th century and onward all over Japan first to enshrine the soldiers who were dead in the civil wars towards the Meiji Restoration of 1868. Later, the Japanese soldiers and the war-related dead in...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2014

This Shinto shrine was built to "defend the country", and was a target of worship by military personnel. The gods of the shrine are important leaders that died in war, which is why the place can be politically controversial. It's an important historical sight in...More

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