March 28, 2007

Meiji Shrine in Tokyo

POST #    2432

I'm back from my travels and now recovering from jetlag. Fun times! Expect lots of photos from Asia. I'll try to keep them in somewhat of a chronological order.

These pictures are from the Meiji Jingu, a Shinto shrine dedicated to the souls of Emperor Meiji and his wife. Their spirits were enshrined there on November 1, 1920, but the original building was destroyed in World War II. The current one was finished in 1958. The shrine is now a popular place for weddings (the photos with the red parasol). As you can see, thousands of prayers are left on plaques by visitors to the shrine.

Posted by tien mao in Japan, Photos, Travel at 8:59 AM

 

 

I love the pic of the barrels of sake.

Posted by: Ted at March 29, 2007 5:03 PM

and that's not even my favorite of the photos from this entry. to each their own though.

Posted by: tien [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 29, 2007 5:49 PM

Which one is?

Posted by: Beth at March 30, 2007 2:17 PM

beth, either the one with the parasol or the last one.

Posted by: tien [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 31, 2007 7:34 AM

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