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Meiji Kinenkan

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Address: 2-2-23 Moto-Akasaka, Minato 107-0051 , Tokyo Prefecture
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Phone Number:
+81 3-3403-1177
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Restaurants, Western style lounge and a beautiful Japanese garden await...

Restaurants, Western style lounge and a beautiful Japanese garden await you, allowing a relax time in the middle of busy Tokyo. Easy access from buses to trains, you might encounter a few shinto weddings. Meiji Kinenkan also proposes you meeting rooms and the Summer-only Sekirei Beer Terrace.

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“A nice way to spend an afternoon”

Meiji Kinenkan does the videos, the shrine visit and even have a personal assistant for the bride to handle the kimono/hair/schedule etc.

Reviewed 28 December 2015
javad s
Kish Island, Iran
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304 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,049 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Was here for an official function. Great venue for entertainment, dining, outdoors, and official gathering. Like most places in Japan, impeccable standards and a grand heritage.

1 Thank Rshukla51
Kawasaki, Japan
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101 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Anyway the location is no good. After enter the building you have to walk long distance to go anywhere. I think expensive. Garden is very beautiful.

Thank kei662014
Kish Island, Iran
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Meiji Kinenkan does the videos, the shrine visit and even have a personal assistant for the bride to handle the kimono/hair/schedule etc.

Thank javad s
Bandung, Indonesia
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610 reviews
485 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This place can be said to be very representative like those who want to carry out a variety of activities, because it has a variety of facilities for things like that. The place is also known as the Hall's first comprehensive wedding in Japan. So spacious and comfortable place in the city center of Tokyo is often used also a... More 

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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580 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I visited in February and I only wish it was April. The gardens I expect are particularly beautiful in Spring. There was a traditional wedding ceremony going on during my visit which was fascinating to watch. Really enjoyed the visit and the walk through the gardens up to the crystal clear well.

Thank Doug G
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92 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

Went there with my teenage girl and she was amazed by the flourishing green nature, and the contrast having zigzagged between people outside Harajuku station literally two minutes before. After the ceremonial washing, we followed a wedding procession (there's always one starting/ongoing/finishing), bought a poem and paid our respects. Take your time to read the wooden notes of good luck... More 

Thank Peter G
Hong Kong, China
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210 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Lovely spot which tales you away from the hustle and bustle which is Tokyo. Highly recommend. Saw 4 weddings hitch was a novelty.

1 Thank Andrew R
Paris, France
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106 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2014

We went there for a wedding. What beautiful gardens! The place was so jacked for tailored wedding service. Fabulous food and presentation. Meiji Kinenkan does the videos, the shrine visit and even have a personal assistant for the bride to handle the kimono/hair/schedule etc. The shrine ceremony is very serious and only families are allowed to attend (plus no photos).... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2012

It was nice to watch a wedding in progress when we were there.

Thank MissPicky1
Te Puke
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2011

A typical well kept place of interest. We loved everything about the parks and shrines that we visited.Be sure to book 10 days in advance though if you hope to go through the Imperial Place

1 Thank mochaTePuke

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