Torii Gate at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 11 January 2018
Torii Gate at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine

The entrance to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan is marked by a large wooden torii gate. At Shinto shrines in Japan, the torii demarcates the dividing line between profane and sacred spaces.


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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 11). Torii Gate at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7877/

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Wiener, James B. "Torii Gate at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 11, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7877/.

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Wiener, James B. "Torii Gate at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 11 Jan 2018. Web. 19 Aug 2019.

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