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July 1, 2016

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Meiji Jingu

Back on the Japan post hype! I really need to churn these out, this is still like day 4 or something of my 26 day trip. I went in MARCH, and it’s July and I’m still to go through my pictures, how bad is that?!

In the afternoon we visited Meiji Jingu shrine in Shibuya, Tokyo! It’s pretty much in Harajuku, which is also part of Shibuya, although I feel like I always interpret them as two completely separate areas, as when you think of Shibuya you think of the crossing, when you think of Harajuku you think of Takeshita Street!

Meiji Jingu shrine is dedicated to the Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken. It has been around for about 100 years, with parts rebuilt due to the Tokyo air raids in World War II.

I know this selfie is out of focus, but I liked it more than the in focus one!

This is the giant gate you’re greeted with as you walk to Meiji Jingu! Not only is it super close to Harajuku station, it’s about 2 minutes on foot from Takeshita Street! Amazing!

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