Meiji Shrine

Meiji Jingu Shrine & Harajuku, Meet Traditional & Modern

Meiji Jingu Shrine is located right in the center of Tokyo and one of the major popluar destinations. You will be surrounded by natural forests and enjoy traditional ritual buildings. And right opposite of the shrine is Harajuku, the most exciting shopping town. Let’s have fun by visiting both! In Shnto, Japanese original religion, it…

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Koinobori, carp streamers

Children’s Day! Carp Streamers Flying High In the Sky

Every year in Japan, May 5 is the Children’s Day. We put up carp streamers, display samurai dolls or samurai’s military helmets. Here we’re showing you one of our Children’s Day festival in Tokyo. Usually we put up Koinobori, carp streamers in front of the house and this one is hung along the riverside in Tokyo.…