Meiji Shrine

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Meiji Shrine and experience the rich history and culture of Japan. Discover top recommendations to make the most of your visit to this iconic landmark.
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As we passed by the unique Harajuku subway building to the start of the walking path down to Meiji Shrine I was struck by the scale of the place. In a city with the population density of Tokyo you would imagine there would be very little public open space let alone a forest in the middle of the city. That the shrine grounds occupy 174 acres sprawling between Shinjuku and Shibuya leaves no doubt that Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken were very highly regarded by the people of Japan .

Celeste Ferreiro
Japan Concierge's Travelog: Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine - 8 things you should know before visiting Tokyo, English, Outdoor, Japan Travel, Japanese Gardens, Japanese Garden, Japanese, Japan Trip, Tokyo Travel

Meiji Jingu is one of the most famous shrines in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1920 by the people who donated 100,000 trees from all over Japan and overseas. Now the shrine is covered by a big forest, and you can feel spirits in here. I write 8 interesting things you should know before visiting. You will see why I wrote 8 later. CHECK 1 - Enshrined deities are souls of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken, who passed away in 1912 and 1914. At that time, Emperor was just like God for…

Anastasia Mozgunova

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