The Meiji-jingū is a Shintō shrine in the city quarter of Shibuya in Tōkyō, Japan. It is dedicated to the soul of the Meiji-tennō and his wife. It was built after their deaths in 1912 and 1914 and was finished in 1920. It was destroyed by bombs in 1945 – but repaired by 110000 people who volunteered to restore it.

The shrine is extremely famous during the first days of the year: five million people get here within two or three days. The most important festival is on the birthday of the Tennō (November 3rd) and lasts five days. It is also nice to visit this place because of the wood surrounding it.

1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya
Tōkyō 151-8557

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