Meiji Jingu Shrine

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Meiji Shrine
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Although it wasn't completed until 1920, the Meiji Jingu Shrine has become one of the most popular places to visit in the Japanese capital. Both the shrine and the adjacent Yoyogi Park are right next to the busy Harajuku Train Station. The approximately 100,000 trees that make up Meiji Jingu Forest were planted during the construction of the shrine and donated from regions across the country.

Overview

Address

Japan, Tokyo, Shibuya Yoyogikamizonocho 1-1 (Map) (Directions)

Price

Free entry

Phone Number

03-3379-5511

Website

meijijingu.or.jp

Experience Meiji Jingu Shrine

General Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Paid parking

Accessibility

  • Barrier-free access

Access

The closest train station access to Meiji Shrine are the Meiji Jingu Mae ’Harajuku’ Stations on Chiyoda & Fukutoshin lines or Harajuku Station on Yamanote line.

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