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Meiji Jingu Shinto shrine in Tokyo

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[ Meiji Jingu Shrine ]

This is Tokyo’s most venerable Shinto shrine, opened in 1920 in honor of Emperor snd Empress Meiji, who were instruental in opening Japan to outside world a hundred years ago.

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Japan’s two largest torii (the traditional enter gate of a shrine) , built of cypress more than 1,700 years pld, give dramatic entrance to the grounds , one the estate of a dimyo lord.

 

http://www.meijijingu.or.jp/

 

 

 

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