Tokyo | Day 4 | Monday, 09 Dec 2019
Meiji Shrine and Inner Garden
Meiji Shrine, located in Shibuya, Tokyo, is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken. Meiji Shrine is located in a forest that covers an area of 70 hectares (170 acres). This area is covered by an evergreen forest that consists of 120,000 trees of 365 different species, which were donated by people from all parts of Japan when the shrine was established.
Meiji Shrine Inner Garden, is a public garden adjacent to Meiji Shrine and Yoyogi Park in Shibuya, Tokyo. During the Meiji period, the garden came under the supervision of the Imperial Household Agency and named Yoyogi Gyoen (Yoyogi Imperial Garden) and was frequently visited by Emperor Meiji and Empress Shōken. The garden contains a tea house, an arbor, a fishing stand and an iris garden.