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Meiji Shrine

Culture & Heritage

Meiji Shrine

Culture & Heritage


Located within a forested area away from the bustling streets of Harajuku, you can find one of Japan's most popular shrines. Meiji Shrine is a Shinto shrine, which is known as Japan's acient original religion that believes in Shinto values like harmony with nature and virtues such as ""Magokoro (sincere heart)"". There are many Shinto activities to do at Meiji Shrine such as making offerings at the main hall, buying amulets and charms or writing a wish on an ema.

Additional Information


Japan, 〒151-8557 Tokyo, Shibuya, Yoyogikamizonocho, 1−1

Opening Hours

Meiji Shrine: Currently closed for renovation and expected to reopen in autumn 2019.

Inner Garden: 9:00am to 4:30pm daily (until 4:00pm from November to February) Admission ends 30 minutes before closing time. Extended hours during the middle of June.

Suggested Duration

1 to 2 hours

Ticket Price

Meiji Shrine: Free Inner Garden: 500 yen



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