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Meiji Jingu Shrine

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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
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Address: 1-1 Yoyogi Kamizonocho, Shibuya 151-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3379-5511
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05:45 - 16:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 05:45 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Two, large gates frame the entrance to this Shinto shrine that was...

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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Quiet place in hectic centre of Tokyo

Fantastic place - oasis of the silence & peace in vinicity of overcrowded Shibuya, or Harajuku. Great park around. Must see, rest and admire.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic place - oasis of the silence & peace in vinicity of overcrowded Shibuya, or Harajuku. Great park around. Must see, rest and admire.

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I enjoy walking during my stay in Tokyo. Shibuya, in particular. My normal walking route is: Shibuya JR Station - Goten Dori - Yoyogi Park - Meiji Jingu Shrine - Omotesando. Meiji Jingu Shrine is a traditional shrine of the local Japanese people. This is a nice place to re-tune yourself with beautiful nature and to relax your mind before... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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We saw four weddings during my short visit on Saturday morning. It is an amazing experience to see their traditional culture and customs. Nice walk in the park. Stroller friendly along the main route.

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Beautiful temple set in a serene park within the chaotic city. As it was coming up to new year celebration the temple was very busy and interesting to watch people. A surprise within this jolt-up suburb.

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Probably the most popular Shinto shrine to visit in Tokyo. I really enjoyed it - we saw a couple of wedding processions, and some monks walking around in ceremonial garb. The empty sake casks make a great photo backdrop as well!

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Tokyo has a lot to offer but the city can get a little stuffy and tiring. This is a great place to re-attune yourself with nature and to relax and get a breather before tackling the mad scramble that is Tokyo. I say relaxing but really, be ready for a bit of a hike through trails that lead into the... More 

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We love this place for a small walking! Quiet and peaceful! It is very easy to access via JR railway!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We learned about how emperor Meiji helped usher in a modern Japan and see how the locals worship. The main shrine is free to visit. Make you have good walking shoes as it is a fairly long walk to get in. Because it was winter, there were some pretty impressive ice carvings along the way. Fabulous!

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Really neat setting with a pretty and serene park with the hustle and bustle of Tokyo just a few paces away. This is a must visit. We were lucky enough to have a group of lovely university students ask if we wanted a tour so they could practice their English (for free). They were quite informative and made the experience... More 

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LOTS of shrines (I wasn't even sure which was the real shrine) but nevertheless a good place for a peaceful walk.

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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. At the Museum of Yebisu Beer you can learn about the beer that was responsible for the town’s name, and enjoy dining at the popular noodle shops in the surrounding area.
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