Tokyo Neighborhoods • Meiji Shrine


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken: March 2006     City: Tokyo     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 8     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Tokyo Shrine, Park, Historical District



Meiji Shrine Pictures

by Parent on Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:11 pm


The Meiji Shrine is a Shinto Shrine erected for Emperor Meiji in 1920. It's the most popular place to go celebrate the New Year in Tokyo. It gets crowded like crazy, with the line-up to go pray being as much as 3-4 hours. Better to go on other days.

Picture of Meiji Shrine neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, March 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Shrine, Park, Historical District) The first gate. (591.32 KB) Photo viewed 885 times
Pic. 1. The first gate. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Meiji Shrine neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, March 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Shrine, Park, Historical District) Another shinto gate. This one is made in wood, not in stone as is usually the case in shinto shrines. (624.83 KB) Photo viewed 982 times
Pic. 2. Another shinto gate. This one is made in wood, not in stone as is usually the case in shinto shrines. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Meiji Shrine neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, March 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Shrine, Park, Historical District)  (594.05 KB) Photo viewed 894 times
Pic. 3. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Meiji Shrine neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, March 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Shrine, Park, Historical District)  (420.92 KB) Photo viewed 930 times
Pic. 4. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Meiji Shrine neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, March 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Shrine, Park, Historical District) [[Japanese style wedding|Wedding#Japanese_customs]] ceremony. The bride wears an hanayome shiromuku (which is only worn at weddings) and the groom wears an hanamoko. (592.51 KB) Photo viewed 1580 times
Pic. 5. Japanese style wedding ceremony. The bride wears an hanayome shiromuku (which is only worn at weddings) and the groom wears an hanamoko. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Meiji Shrine neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, March 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Shrine, Park, Historical District) Place to pray in the Meiji Shrine. (498.42 KB) Photo viewed 903 times
Pic. 6. Place to pray in the Meiji Shrine. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Meiji Shrine neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, March 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Shrine, Park, Historical District) Part of the wedding ceremony. (552.42 KB) Photo viewed 817 times
Pic. 7. Part of the wedding ceremony. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Meiji Shrine neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, March 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Shrine, Park, Historical District)  (188.01 KB) Photo viewed 904 times
Pic. 8. View photo in original size (972x565 pixels).


Map of Meiji Shrine. Satellite photograph of Meiji Shrine, Tokyo city.


How to get to Meiji Shrine Neighborhood


Harajuku Station on the JR Yamanote Line.
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Map of Meiji Shrine. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Meiji Shrine Neighborhood.

 
 

Neighborhoods Nearby Meiji Shrine - Pictures by Parent



Harajuku Neighborhood by Parent. It's young, it's hip, it's a shopping district, it's.. Distance from Meiji Shrine: 0.7km SE, 18 pictures.

Yoyogi Stadium Neighborhood by Parent. Yoyogi stadium designed by Kenzo.. Distance from Meiji Shrine: 0.7km S, 5 pictures.

NHK Hall Neighborhood by Parent. NHK Hall is located in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo and is the most preferred performing arts center for major foreign orchestras and musicals visiting.. Distance from Meiji Shrine: 0.8km SSW, 3 pictures.

Yoyogi Neighborhood by Parent. Yoyogi is an above-average residential neighborhood located within walking distance of Shinjuku station. Despite being close to downtown, the streets are quiet with good quality.. Distance from Meiji Shrine: 1km N, 21 pictures.

Omotesando Neighborhood by Parent. Omotesando is the greatest.. Along with Ginza, this is one of the top two shopping districts of Tokyo coupled with charming backalleys. Many model agencies are located here, especially along the cat walk and models can sometimes.. Distance from Meiji Shrine: 1.5km SEE, 33 pictures.

Shibuya Neighborhood by Parent. One of the most famous night spots in Tokyo, Shibuya is primarily a shopping area for younger ladies supplemented with a wide variety of restaurants and bars. There's a small red light zone as.. Distance from Meiji Shrine: 1.7km S, 30 pictures.

Shinjuku Neighborhood by Parent. Shinjuku is one of the two major corporate skyscraper clusters in Tokyo (the first one being Marunouchi near Tokyo station). A good time to visit is during the weekdays at lunch time as the streets get busy with salarymen and.. Distance from Meiji Shrine: 1.7km NNW, 21 pictures.




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