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Tranquility in Tokyo: The Meiji Shrine

After a walk through Shibuya and past Harajuku we ended up at the Meiji Shrine which is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the spirits of the Emperor Meiji and his wife Empress Shōken. 187 more words


10 Things You Have To Do In Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is the capital of Japan. Over 12 million people just in the official metropolitan area, Tokyo is the core of the most populated urban city in the world, Greater Tokyo, which has a population of 35 million people. 1,965 more words


Step Five: Split Up a Whole Day into Two Posts and See if Anyone Notices.

As we made our way back to Harajuko station, my cousin and I were greeted along our path by a beautiful display of luminaries and projected light. 501 more words


July 7, 2004 pt1 - Final adventures

Today was the last full day of my family’s visit to Japan. It was another scorching hot and humid day. Since we had no set agenda, we discussed possible plans for the day over breakfast. 389 more words


The Meiji Shrine

The Meiji Shrine (明治神宮 Meiji Jingū) is located in the heart of modern Tokyo, Shibuya. It is a Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken. 329 more words

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Japan 2014: Tokyo- Harajuku and Meiji Shrine

With all the photos of shrines and rural Japan, I’m fast forwarding ahead to Tokyo and saving the other posts for later. On the first full day we had in Tokyo, I had planned for us to start at Harajuku. 830 more words