Gokoku shrine, Sendai

Gokoku shrines are Shinto shrines, in which soldiers and military personnel are worshiped. In principle there is only one major Gokoku shrine in each prefecture and the honored are Japanese war dead from the same prefecture. Their names are individually listed in the registers of the respective shrines. 

Gokoku_Shrine-Sendai

 

26. January 2015 by Joey
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