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Meiji Jingu
Name:Meiji Jingu 



 
Alternate Name:Meiji Shrine 
Address:Harajuku 
Mailing Address: 
City:Tky 
State:Tokyo-to 
Postal Code: 
Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.75; long=139.5
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Designer(s):Kodaira Yoshichika 
Contruction Date:1894 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:9am - 4pm, daily 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1996 
Last Updated:8/26/2001 
JGarden Description:The most famous shrine in the Tokyo area, Meiji Jingu is known for its 100 varieties of irises blooming in mid-June. It rests in the center of a huge, 180 acre forest, known as the Inner Garden. The iris gardens and a tea house are located to the south of the main site. The shrine is located a 5 minute walk from Harajuku Station on the JR Yamanote-sen. 




Though the sound
of the cascade
long since has ceased
we still hear the murmur
of its name.

taki no oto wa
taete hisashiku
nari nuredo
nakoso nakarete
nao kikoe kere

  Daina Gonkintau
  Hyakunin isshu
  11th century

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