Meiji Jinguu 明治神宮
“Meiji-jingu” is one of the famous shrines located in Tokyo.
“Meiji-jingu” is the temple which worships the Meiji emperor. It is divided into inner shrine and outer shrine. In inner shrine, there are many donating lumber, so it is a valuable green in the inner cities. And outer shrine, there are sports facilities.
Picture: “Torii” in Meiji shrine is the biggest wooden one in Japan.
Picture: “Sakadaru” is the sake barrel. Many people are dedicated to a shrine.
The numbers of people, who visit this shrine during the New Year, are largest in Japan.
Also there are many ceremonial occasion are held in this shrine. For example, “Sumo” wrestler’s ceremonial entrance and “Hinamaturi” (doll festival).
“Meiji-jingu” is also known as strong spiritual place. This is because this shrine is located on“Ryumyaku” (Leylines: Alignments of places of significance in the geography or culture of an area).
Picture: Inner shrine