3 Most visited Temples and Shrines in Tokyo

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Friday, February 17, 2017 at 02:46

1. Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine is a Shinto Shrine, originally founded in 1920, but it was destroyed during the WWII. With the help of public funding, the temple got restored and completed in 1958. It is relatively a new temple.

Meiji Shrine is surrounded by nature in the middle of Tokyo city. You can feel tranquility when you enter the gate and walk some distance passing through nature along the way to the Shrine.

There is often a wedding ceremony held in Meiji Shrine. So if you are lucky, you can see a traditional Japanese ceremony here during your visit.
Meiji Jingu
Meiji Jingu
Meiji Shrine and Yoyogi park
Meiji Jingu torii
Meiji Jingu torii
Meiji-Jingu - Tokyo - 明治神宮 - 4K Ultra HD
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Tokyo Meiji-Jingu - 明治神宮 - 4K Ultra HD : Located in Shibuya, Meiji-Jingu (Meiji Shrine) is a Japanese holy site dedicated to the spirit of the Emperor Meiji and his wife Empress Shoken. Built only recently (from 1915 to 1926), the shrine was built…

2. Sensō-ji Temple

Sensō-ji Temple is an ancient Buddhist temple, founded in 645 AD. It is the oldest temple in Tokyo.

Sensō-ji Temple is surrounded city crowd. After entering the gate of Sensō-ji Temple, you will pass through a long way of traditional shops selling souvenirs or sweets.
Sensō-ji Traditional shops
Sensō-ji Traditional shops
Kaminarimon
Kaminarimon
Tokyo Asakusa Temple / Sensō-ji -金龍山浅草寺 - 4K Ultra HD
Source: Youtube
Note : This video replace our precedent version of our Asakusa Temple / Sensō-ji coverage and comes with improved audio and tweak colors. Tokyo Asakusa Temple / Sensō-ji -金龍山浅草寺– 4K Ultra HD - Improved Version: By far one of Tokyo’s most…

3. Asakusa Shrine

Asakusa Shrine a Shinto Shrine, founded in 1949. It is located just adjacent to Sensō-ji Temple. In fact, they share the same grounds which is rare to see for Buddhist temples and Shinto Shrine closed to each other. Since 1800s, Emperor Meiji forced a clear separation between Buddhism and Shinto.
Asakusa Shrine
Asakusa Shrine
Asakusa Shrine Gate
Asakusa Shrine Gate
浅草神社【東京都台東区】
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東京都台東区浅草にある浅草神社 浅草寺のすぐ隣にある神社です http://tokyoride.blog.so-net.ne.jp/2014-05-22

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