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Meiji Jingu Shrine

1-1 Yoyogi Kamizonocho, Shibuya 151-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 90-1283-8811
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Two, large gates frame the entrance to this Shinto shrine that was dedicated to Emperor and Empress Meiji. Completed in 1920, repairs were required after the shrine was damaged during World War II.
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  • Average8%
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Hours Today: 5:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1-1 Yoyogi Kamizonocho, Shibuya 151-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
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+81 90-1283-8811
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took the wrong turn and ended up some where else first. So by the time I got to the shrine it was getting dark. In a way it was good as the cool weather made it rather relaxing. Although there were people in traditional...More

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A serene place right in the middle of bustling city of Tokyo. The main entrance is not far from the famous Harajuku Station and Takeshita Street. Really convenient to visit it on the same day after a stroll along Omotesando and Takeshita street. At the...More

Thank Sylvia_Syl
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very peaceful and beautiful place.Great place for prayers and to follow traditional systems.Loved the quietness and location.

Thank Ajay M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The yoyogi park and Meiji shrine is beautiful. When you enter it's like entering a totally different place. Old big trees and a calm vibe.

Thank Ida L
Reviewed 5 days ago

The two large "gates" one either end that serve as an entrance to the shrine are huge and impressive. There aren't many temples or shrines in Tokyo compared to Kyoto so this one is a must on my list. It's in a busy center so...More

Thank djmontano
Reviewed 5 days ago

take your time to explore this place, we found a couple of really beatiful wide areas that were away from where all the tourist were talking. Huge Huge nice park

Thank Jinthehizzouse
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The surrounding grounds are beautiful with lovely gardens which are well maintained. The shrine itself is huge and very impressive. At the time of my visit the temple was surrounded by scaffolding so difficult to see. Worth a visit!

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 6 days ago

When compared with Kyoto, Tokyo only offers a few 'must see' shrines and temples, but this is high up the list. It's a lovely, peaceful place to escape the bustling crowds of Harajuku and admire the always-impressive architecture of temple buildings, and there's also a...More

1  Thank Adam G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hard to believe the Meiji Shrine is in such a huge block of land in close proximity to the busy city district near Harajuku Station and adjacent to Yoyogi Park. The natural outlook of the massive torii gate at the main entrance of shrine features...More

Thank qqview
Reviewed 6 days ago

So many things must have taken place on these hallowed grounds. If you are lucky you will get to see the important members of the shrine. The priests and others going about their day. Try to go early in the day on a weekday. There...More

Thank ThomasGX922
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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the
Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops
that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest
areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's
Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to
recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh
yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast,
Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool.
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Yulia K
25 August 2017|
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
If you get off at Harajuku (Yamanote line), you can do the shopping area of Harajuku, and then afterwards walk through the park to Meiji Jingu
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Crecentiana Son... S
14 July 2017|
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Response from luvs2cook76 | Reviewed this property |
There was no cost for me but it was included in my bus tour. It looks like there is not a cost because it is a shrine but you should bring money as there are some nice things to purchase there like blessings, and poems... More
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Olivia J
11 July 2017|
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Response from cleo064 | Reviewed this property |
hi! - as far as I know, respectable shorts and t-shirts are acceptable. - singlet if it's not too ''revealing'' would be fine I'm sure. I actually wore shorts every day in Japan - but not too many years ago, it wasn't always... More
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