Wandering Meiji Shrine

Visiting the Meiji Shrine in Shibuya

By Michael Williams    - 1 min read

Meiji Jingu is an impressive shrine constructed in honor of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken who ruled Japan during the early 20th century. Emperor Meiji was the first ruler of modern Japan and helped end Japan's feudal era. This move helped to westernize and modernize Japan to make it into the world power that it is today.

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Michael Williams

Michael Williams @michael.williams

Hello! I'm Michael, a video producer from England. Videos I've produced whilst in Japan can be seen on JapanTravel's Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/japantravelchannel

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