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Enshrined in the Meiji-jingu temple are the venerated and deified spirits of Emperor Meiji (who died in 1912) and his wife, Empress Shoken (who died in 1914). This shrine (1920) is also one of the most important Shinto buildings in Tokyo and it is where newly-weds come to seek spiritual transformation by repeating mantras. Access is via a majestic gate carved into a centuries-old cypress tree. Equally dignified is the temple's Gyoen garden, which has a pond with banks covered in irises and is surrounded by 365 different tree species.

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