The Other Flower Of Early Summer: Japanese Irises At Meiji Jingu Gyoen

Have you ever encountered a breathtaking view like this before?

Maybe in places like Kyoto, or outside of Tokyo. But this stunning spot is actually located just a short distance away from Harajuku Station.

Meiji Jingu Shrine is a ten minute stroll from Harajuku Station, and is a peaceful, natural oasis amid the hustle and bustle of the Tokyo Metropolis. Here, during the early summer, you will find an impressive garden where brilliant purple irises spread out all around you.

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Tokyo (Narita) to Meiji Jingu, Tokyo

  1. Narita Airport

    45 min

    2,500 yen

  2. Nippori Station

    30 min

    200 yen

  3. Harajuku Station

    • Walk

    1 min

  4. Meiji Jingu

    1-1 Kamizono-cho, Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

    Free

All listed travel times and costs are approximate.