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Meijijingu Gaien

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Address: 1-1 Kasumigaokamachi, Shinjuku 160-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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Huge park.....

This park is huge....It requires long walk from the entrance to the Meiji Shrine. Along the way there are displays of sake barrels from Meiji era and big gates and trees. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Close to Harajuku station - very peaceful, magnificent trees and a great Museum in the park as well. Nice just to sit a while and relax

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

It is hard to believe this enormous park is surrounded by a huge city. On a very hot day it was wonderful to walk along shady paths on the way to the shrine. There is a cafe and a souvenir shop. There was a charge to enter the lake areas.

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Parksville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

It is a huge park and temple in the heart of Tokyo. It is an oasis of silence. Just walk the paths, enjoy the foliage, and enter the temple after washing your hands. It has the largest entrance gate in Japan, and is certainly worth visiting.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This park is huge....It requires long walk from the entrance to the Meiji Shrine. Along the way there are displays of sake barrels from Meiji era and big gates and trees. The shrine is the most important shrine in Tokyo, so it is a must visit I believe..

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Meiji Jingu is a Shinto shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji and his consort Empress Shoken. It was established in 1920 after they had both passed away. The people wanted to commemorate their virtues so 100,000 trees from Japan and overseas were planted to create an amazing forest and beautiful gardens. There is an admission charge to view the inner garden... More 

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Kinna, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Meijijingu is very beautiful! It's clean and nice! We were there during Golden Week so there were many people there. There was a wedding going on when we arrived among other things. It's a nice place to see but there's not that much to do really. We walked through the park as a way to reach Harajuku from Shinjuku. That... More 

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San Francisco, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The garden is very serene and walking in it makes one feel very peaceful. When we went, it was close to 4pm so the sun was not shinning on us thus making the visit pleasant. There were a few treasures to see and we love the souvenir shop where there was a lot of Japanese gifts to purchase.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Located in the center of Tokyo, and serviced by two metro lines, this park/shrine is a nice respite from the business of Tokyo. Great, tall trees create lovely shade, and the peacefulness of the setting is wonderful. This shrine pales in comparison to those in Nara or Kyoto, but if you are only visiting Tokyo, don’t miss it. This is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Great traditional experience in dense woodland in the heart of Tokyo. Ensure that when visiting the shrine you cleanse your hands and mouth as a sign of respect. The long walk through the woods is worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

An amazing oasis of trees in the middle of the urban maze of bustling buildings and hurtling humans. A walk through this park will guarantee a sombering and calming experience. I would easily recommend starting at the northern entrance and work your way south. Along the way stop at the beautiful Meiji Shrine and be careful to look out for... More 

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