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[ 360° ] Meiji Jingu,a Shinto Shrine in Harajuku,Tokyo , Japan. 明治神宮 原宿 東京 日本

Meiji Jingu,a Shinto Shrine

This is one of the shines of Shinto, which is Japan’s indigenous religion. At this Shinto shrine ,the souls of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken are enshirined. Constructed in 1920 , the shrine will celebrate its centenary in 2020. The forest surrounding it was created thanks to the donation of 100,000 trees from all over Japan.


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【 Access】

Meiji Jingu1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya City, Tokyo 151-8557

Access from within Tokyo

・10 minute walk from Exit A of Yoyogi Station on the JR Yamanote, Chuo, Sobu, and Toei Subway Oedo lines.

・10 minutes walk from Kitasando Station (Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line), Exit 3.

・12 minutes walk from the Omotesando Exit of Harajuku Station on the JR Yamanote Line.

・12-minute walk from Exit 2 of Meiji-jingumae Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line and Fukutoshin Line.