Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan

Shrine of the Meiji in Tokyo, Japan. Shinto shrine of Greater Tokyo It was destroyed during World War II. It was rebuilt in 1958 with the unique wooden arch in Japan.

Meiji Harajuku Shrine Jingu is located very close to Harajuku Station. But to be honest, it is close to both places like Harajuku Station and Yoyogi Station. If it is a walk, it should take around 10 minutes. The location is next to Yoyogi Park in Tokyo. Which makes the area around the shrine look shady, full of trees surrounded It can be said that the size comes during midday of the summer, not hotter than the outer size. Which can enter in both directions At the entrance there is a large torii pole in the front. When passing through the pillars, it will be a forest in the center of the city. There are over 100,000 trees, known as the Meiji Jingu’s forest. When you walk inside, you will feel completely different from the chaos of the big city. It is suitable for people looking for a shrine that, despite being in the center of the city, provides a peaceful atmosphere as if on the outskirts.

This Meiji Shrine is one of the most famous shrines in Tokyo. Especially during the New Year season, it is very peak because many people come to worship This is not a chicken, but probably about 3 million people throughout that period. To come to the first mantra of the year (hatsumode). This shrine was built in honor of Emperor Meiji and his wife in the olden days Later, during the Second World War Meiji Shrine has been destroyed. But has been restored and rebuilt until now From the sacredness and the atmosphere that is filled with the magical aura, it is still a shrine that is famous for hosting a traditional Shinto wedding. It could be said that if you are lucky, you may see a ceremony or bride and groom dressed in traditional Japanese wedding dresses.

How to get there:

By Train

  • 10 minute walk from Yoyogi Station
  • 10 minute walk from Harajuku Station

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