Meiji Jingu Shrine ～Hatsumode (The first shrine visit of the year)
1st-7th Jan 2018
Meiji Jingu was founded in 1920 to enshrine the emperor and empress Meiji. During the first three days of the New Year, it is well known that over three million worshipers visit every year. From 1:00 a.m. on January 1, the New Year’s Day ritual for praying safety of one’s family, prosperity to the business and so on will be carried out. The shrine will celebrate the 100th anniversary of enshrinement in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.