Yasukuni Jinja

Guide to Inner GardenDaini Torii (Second Shinto Shrine Arch)

This is the second shrine gate in front of the main gate and the largest bronze torii gate in Japan. A close look will reveal that the cylindrical pillars are completely seamless. They were produced in a reverberatory furnace at the Osaka Arsenal using the most cutting-edge technology of the Meiji era, and completed in 1887.