A Shinto shrine in Tokyo, close to Harajuku station. It was built in 1920 by over 100,000 volounteers and is dedicated to the memory of the Meiji emperor and his wife, Empress Shoken. The shrine is famous for its large and beautiful garden, and it is the most popular holy place of the Shinto faith. About 4 million people visit it during the first few days of each year for the traditional first shrine visit of the year.

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