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Meiji Jingu Shrine

1-1 Yoyogi Kamizonocho, Shibuya 151-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3379-5511
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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%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1-1 Yoyogi Kamizonocho, Shibuya 151-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
+81 3-3379-5511
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quiet and relaxing place inside of bustling Tokyo.Don't hesitate to come here for a walk in the park.

Thank gorkazm
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It a definite must see when in Tokyo - the entire area is impeccably maintained and feels serene and peaceful, even when there are large crowds visiting. The highlight was being able to observe a traditional Japanese wedding procession through the temple, which provides a...More

Thank Jo-Lyn L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The shrine is being renovated for the 100th anniversary which is coming up soon: they are replacing the copper roof, and as a result, the actual shrine building is masked off for construction. They've put a lovely photo of the shrine on the masking, so...More

1  Thank Eric A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a 15minute scenic walk through thick trees, you find yourself in front of the main shrine (just keep following the signs to the main shrine, there are smaller side paths along the way). There was a lot of construction going on when I arrived...More

Thank Sydney C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great half day tour, loved walking around and learning about history. Great picture opportunities, we visited in cherry blossom season so the weather was lovely. Lots to learn about here. Whilst it's gets busy with tourists there was still times of quiet for thinking...More

Thank Lawriem1
Reviewed 4 days ago

You walk into a special and peaceful place in the heart of Tokyo. You can see the beauty that is the Meiji Shrine. It was quiet and respectful. You are surrounded by nature and see plenty of green in the middle of a major metro...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The walk to the Shrine is a complete departure from the bustling city. The trees are greener and the path more peaceful, with every step you leave the city behind. The temple is quite nice. It is he departure from the city and the communion...More

Thank Aalahazrat
Reviewed 4 days ago

I first came here in 2013 and I walked around starting at 6 a.m. That was like a religious experience for me. I returned a few weeks ago past 12 noon. There were considerably more people. The walk to the shrine proper was still nice....More

Thank Leland_DLC
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the only shrine we visited in Tokyo. It was in a beautiful foresty area and a lovely shrine. The biggest downside was that it got really crowded with tourists.

Thank Claire T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing serenity in such a Tokyo concrete jungle. Hard to believe you are in one of the busiest cities in the world!! A truly special Japanese shrine set amongst an beautiful forest. Lots of people but it still doesn't spoil the serenity.

Thank casualobserv
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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Crecentiana Son... S
13 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
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
Jac L
7 July 2017|
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Response from Jeremiah Anthon... R | Reviewed this property |
I haven't really asked around but the general area is open to tge public.. The inner shrine is not though... But the big quadrangle is open...