Meiji Jingu shrine


  • Emperor Meiji
  • Shouken Empress Dowager

Meiji Jingu shrineBasic information

Street address
1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
■ South approach
Get off at JR Harajuku station, exit at Omotesando exit
Get off at Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line · Fukutoshin Line Meiji Jingumimae Station, Exit 2

■ Kitamendo
Get off at Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line north entrance station
Get off at JR Yoyogi station
Get off at Toei Subway Oedo Line Yoyogi Station

■ West entrance
Odakyu Electric Railway Odawara Line Get off at Tomiyahashi Station
Parking Lot
Free (up to 2 hours basic)
Stuffing place
Official site

Meiji Jingu shrine Origin

It is a shrine dedicated to the Emperor Meiji and Shouken Empress Dowager in Shinto shrine founded in 1920.

It is a shrine in the city center, but it is built in nature.
It is surrounded by about 100,000 trees and it is not uncommon to meet various animals.



During the Meiji Period, which pursued "Waka Hakoi", while preserving the traditional mind of Japan, incorporating the excellent Western cultures.
Emperor Meiji was just a model of the people and promoted modernization.

In the food culture as well Western European culture was actively adopted and we cooked Western food, and as western liquor we liked wine.

Shimizu Hirokazu


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