October 26, 2017
Located in Shibuya, the Meiji Jinju Temple is the Shinto shrine built to worship the spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken, following the Emperor’s death in 1912.
In 1915, the Japanese Diet ordered the construction of the shrine in the location, which was frequented by the Emperor and his wife when they were still alive.
The Shrine is covered by thick vegetation of 120,000 trees of 365 different species that spans 70 hectares (170 acres) of forest.
Along the path leading to the shrine itself are barrels of sake and wine that are positioned across each other.
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