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≪Hatsumode Spot≫ Meiji Jingu Shrine

≪Hatsumode Spot≫ Meiji Jingu Shrine

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Every year the number of visitors on the first three days of the new year is the best in Japan

【Number of visitors on January 1st – 3rd】About 3 million people

【Divine Favor】Achievement of various wishes

This shrine is dedicated to the divine souls of Emperor Meiji and his consort Empress Shoken (their tombs are in Kyoto).

Meiji-jingu Shrine attracts the greatest number of New Year visitors, counting as many as 3 million during the first three days of the new year.

≪Hatsumode Spot≫ Meiji Jingu Shrine

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Although it is inavoidable for crowding, you can enjoy the bustle of Hatsumode (visiting shrine). It is said that all wishes such as safety and well-being of the family, matchmaking (marriage), warding off evil, traffic safety, school success are achieved.

Details

Event Name ≪Popular spots of the first prayer of the new year≫ Meiji Jingu Shrine
Venue Meiji Jingu Shrine
Dates December 31, 2017 – January 20, 2018
Note *There is the fortunetelling slip (Omikuji) in English.
Open Hours 6:40-16:20 (January)
In the New Year’s week, opening time differs from normal.
【December 31】 6:40-
【January 1】 0:00-19:00
【January 2】 6:40-18:30
【January 3】 6:40-18:30
【January 4】 6:40-18:00
Address 1-1 Yoyogi-Kamizono-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3379-5511
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