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Breathtaking shrine
Shinto is called Japan's ancient original religion, and it is deeply rooted in the way of Japanese life. Be respectful as you take in this gorgeous monument.

Tags: Heritage Site, Cultural Interest

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1-1 Yoyogi-Kamizono-cho, Shibuya
Tokyo, JP 151-8857



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  •   Mejii Shrine
    BBUC ·

    April 21, 2011

    Mejii is a Shinto Shrine, it is surrounded by a literal forest, absolutely beautiful peaceful place in middle of Tokyo, closest subway stop is off JR Yamanote LIne at Harajuku stop. Mejii is considered a sacred area so please observe rules while visiting and a forewarning no photos of the actual shrine, there is a guard who will scold you plus there is a sign posted advising not to take pics. I guess I was a little late in seeing sign. If you visit web site which I didn't find until our return there is a page dedicated to etiquette while visiting.
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