Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Meiji Shrine 明治神宮 at Tokyo, Japan

Meiji Shrine 明治神宮, is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken.

To pay respect : At a Torii (shrine archway): Bow once when entering and leaving.

At Temizuya (water well) : Rinse your left hand then right hand. Then Rinse your mouth with your left hand before rinse your left hand again. Lastly rinse the dipper (allow the remaining water to run down the handle of the dipper).

At the Main Shrine building :  Bow twice. Clap your hands twice. Make a wish if you like & Bow once again.

Opening Hours
Daily 06:30am – 4:30pm ( Summer time opens until 6.00pm )

By Subway :

    Using Tokyo Metro : From Chiyoda Line – To Meiji Jingu Mae Station
    Using Tokyo Metro : From Fukutoshin Line – To Meiji Jingu Mae Station

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