Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Meiji Jingu Shrine 明治神宮

The morning starts from Meiji Jingu Shrine in Shibuya.
It is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken.

Barrels of sake(nihonshu) donated to the Meiji Shrine.

Barrels of wine(from almost France) is also.

A Torii gate again.


Luckily, the day was "Kinensai".
Kinensai is the religious service of Shintoism to pray for a good harvest of the year.
It has been done in February every year.

The procession solemnly passes at the front of us.

Another procession is coming.

A wedding procession.


Do Saisen with your wish!

This is Ema.

Chrysanthemum Flower Seal is the crest of Japanese Imperial family.

The huge precincts of the shrine.

Meiji Jingu Shrine 明治神宮
Tel : +81 3-3379-5511
add : 1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya, Tokyo
Hours : It depends on the season.

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