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As we continue, you'll see the stunning wooden shrine buildings, which were destroyed during World War II and rebuilt in 1958 using traditional Japanese construction techniques.\n\nMeiji Jingu is a popular spot for visitors and locals alike to pray for good fortune and pay their respects to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken. You can also take part in traditional Shinto ceremonies, such as writing wishes on wooden tablets and tying them to trees, or purifying yourself with water before entering the main hall.\n\nFun fact: Meiji Jingu is one of the few shrines in Tokyo that still practices traditional Shinto rituals, such as the dedication of sacred trees and the use of traditional wooden tools.\n\nAdmission to the shrine is free, but if you'd like to make an offering or participate in a ceremony, there may be additional fees. Please be respectful of the shrine's customs and rules, such as bowing at the entrance and refraining from taking photos inside the main hall.\n\nOnce you've finished exploring the shrine, take a peaceful stroll through the forest and enjoy the beautiful scenery.\n\n"},{"type":"link","title":"","content":"https://www.meijijingu.or.jp/"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2Fmeiji-jingu-iStock-499807771-1024x600.jpg?alt=media&token=14a07ec2-46c7-4672-a61a-a74e0f8407cc"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2F1582531_l-scaled.jpg?alt=media&token=f75f140b-52bb-42ac-9133-380d296d126b"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2F181025150012-meiji-shrine-3.jpg?alt=media&token=eef61eb8-9115-4d30-9118-34cc4d43ec12"}]},{"address":"Harajuku Station","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.14321712068773834,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":35.671610211399205,"longitude":139.70297475},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# Harajuku"},{"type":"audio","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2Fsynthesized_audio%20(1).mp3?alt=media&token=7c59bd5d-5d62-46fe-a9df-e19d696c25a3"},{"type":"text","content":"Just a short walk from Meiji Jingu is Harajuku, one of Tokyo's most vibrant and eclectic neighborhoods. Harajuku is famous for its fashion, pop culture, and street food, making it a popular spot for young people and tourists.\n\nOne of the main attractions in Harajuku is Takeshita Street, a narrow pedestrian street lined with quirky and colorful shops selling everything from cute clothing to character goods to traditional Japanese snacks. You'll also find many cafes and dessert shops that specialize in Instagram-worthy treats, such as crepes, bubble tea, and cotton candy.\n\nIf you're interested in fashion, make sure to visit some of the trendy boutiques and vintage stores in the area. Harajuku is known for its unique street style, which combines elements of traditional Japanese fashion with modern and Western influences. You may see locals dressed in colorful and playful outfits, such as Lolita fashion, punk fashion, or cosplay.\n\nFun fact: Harajuku's fashion and street culture became famous in the 1990s and early 2000s, thanks in part to pop icon Gwen Stefani and her band No Doubt.\n\nAnother popular spot in Harajuku is the Meiji-dori Avenue, which is lined with high-end fashion stores and trendy cafes. If you're looking for a break from the busy streets, head to Yoyogi Park or the nearby Ota Memorial Museum of Art for a quiet and contemplative experience.\n\nTip: Harajuku can get very crowded on weekends and holidays, so it's best to visit during weekdays or early in the morning to avoid the crowds. Also, be respectful of local customs and rules, such as not taking photos of people without their permission.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2FTakeshita-Crowds-Harajuku-iStock-624490332-aon168-1024x684.jpg?alt=media&token=10291ecd-1217-4802-acbb-f2d8cfcaa077"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2Felle-viet-nam-thoi-trang-harajuku-1.jpg?alt=media&token=0bf37a52-16f9-4c83-a956-4a0cb4e5d63c"},{"type":"video","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2FSnaptik.app_6840358123115433221.mp4?alt=media&token=595054b0-4825-4273-b732-30e1e4f61089"}]},{"address":"CAFÉ Mori no Terrace","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.14321712068773834,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":35.669756861398454,"longitude":139.70189885000005},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# CAFÉ Mori no Terrace"},{"type":"audio","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2Fsynthesized_audio%20(2).mp3?alt=media&token=5e15efc5-8e61-48d6-b14d-ccd02b6953d6"},{"type":"text","content":"After exploring the bustling streets of Harajuku, it's time to take a break and relax at Café Mori no Terrace, a charming café located in the heart of Yoyogi Park. Mori no Terrace is the perfect spot to rest your feet, enjoy a delicious snack, and soak in the natural beauty of the park.\n\nThe café is housed in a glass-walled building that blends seamlessly with its surroundings. From the outdoor terrace, you can enjoy stunning views of the park and the nearby Meiji Jingu shrine. Inside, the café is decorated in a warm and cozy style, with wooden furnishings, soft lighting, and plenty of greenery.\n\nMori no Terrace is known for its delicious and healthy menu, which features seasonal dishes made from fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Some of the most popular items on the menu include the vegan curry, the green tea latte, and the homemade cakes and pastries.\n\nFun fact: Mori no Terrace is one of the only cafes in Tokyo that is located inside a national park. The park is home to over 120,000 trees, making it one of the city's largest and most beautiful green spaces.\n\nAdmission to Yoyogi Park is free, but there may be a small fee to enter some of the park's attractions, such as the Meiji Jingu Shrine. The café is reasonably priced, with most items costing between 500-1000 yen.\n\nTip: Mori no Terrace is a popular spot, so it's best to arrive early or make a reservation in advance. The café is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, so it's the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch, or an afternoon snack.\n\n"},{"type":"link","title":"","content":"https://www.meijikinenkan.gr.jp/forestterrace/facility/moricafe.html"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2FIMG_33672.webp?alt=media&token=311db97c-f3cb-453a-addd-9ae2aaac2e8a"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2Fmori-no-terrace2.jpg?alt=media&token=78ec9a97-3e53-42f5-a9ac-ce792c80a996"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2F06.jpg?alt=media&token=958fd03c-e7a3-4fe7-8c2a-8e305334f184"}]},{"address":"Yoyogi Park","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.14321712068773834,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":35.66861075371291,"longitude":139.69630295000002},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# Yoyogi Park"},{"type":"audio","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2Fsynthesized_audio%20(3).mp3?alt=media&token=94fea043-9dc0-4bff-9517-b9ae1149df44"},{"type":"text","content":"Then, we will arrive at Yoyogi Park- a large and beautiful park located in the heart of Tokyo, just a short walk from Meiji Jingu and Harajuku. The park is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, and it offers a welcome respite from the busy streets and urban landscapes of the city.\n\nThe park is home to a wide variety of trees and plants, including cherry blossoms, ginkgo trees, and maple trees, making it a popular destination for hanami (cherry blossom viewing) in the spring and koyo (autumn foliage viewing) in the fall. The park also has several ponds and streams, as well as many walking paths and open green spaces.\n\nIn addition to its natural beauty, Yoyogi Park is also a hub of cultural and recreational activities. On weekends, you may see street performers, musicians, and artists showcasing their talents in the park. You can also find several sports facilities, including a cycling course, tennis courts, and a running track.\n\nFun fact: Yoyogi Park was originally the site of the Olympic Village for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. After the games, the village was converted into the park that we know today.\n\nAdmission to Yoyogi Park is free, and the park is open from early morning until sunset. There may be a small fee to enter some of the park's attractions, such as the Yoyogi National Stadium.\n\nTip: Yoyogi Park can get crowded on weekends and holidays, so it's best to visit during weekdays or early in the morning to avoid the crowds. The park is also a great spot for a picnic or a relaxing afternoon, so consider bringing a blanket and some snacks to enjoy under the trees.\n\n"},{"type":"link","title":"","content":"https://www.tokyo-park.or.jp/park/format/index039.html"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2FFountain_Yoyogipark.jpg?alt=media&token=be23adae-3ebc-4df7-afe8-467e34b583fc"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2FIMG_9031.jpg?alt=media&token=f971058c-ab62-4162-aeec-e48dd130aa1e"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2F4743931_s.jpg?alt=media&token=49772478-756e-42ff-a710-38c50344f5ee"}]},{"address":"Omotesando Hills","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.14321712068773834,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":35.66723911139739,"longitude":139.70862904999998},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# Omotesando Hills"},{"type":"audio","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2Fsynthesized_audio%20(4).mp3?alt=media&token=82c878a4-0906-4a9b-a3d5-3e958e42aecd"},{"type":"text","content":"Our final stop is Omotesando Hills, a sleek and modern shopping complex located in the heart of Tokyo's fashionable Omotesando district. The complex is a perfect blend of contemporary design and traditional Japanese aesthetics, making it a unique and exciting destination for both shopping and sightseeing.\n\nThe building's architecture is inspired by the traditional Japanese technique of kigumi, or wooden joinery, and it features a stunning central atrium with a cascading staircase that leads to multiple levels of shops and restaurants. The complex is home to over 100 shops, including many high-end designer boutiques, as well as a wide variety of cafes and restaurants.\n\nIn addition to its shopping and dining options, Omotesando Hills is also a popular spot for art and culture. The complex hosts a variety of events and exhibitions throughout the year, showcasing both local and international artists and designers.\n\nFun fact: Omotesando Hills was designed by renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando, who is known for his minimalist and modernist style.\n\nAdmission to Omotesando Hills is free, but be prepared to spend some money if you plan on shopping or dining at the complex. Prices vary depending on the shop or restaurant, but there are options for all budgets.\n\nTip: Don't forget to take a stroll down the tree-lined Omotesando avenue, which is known for its trendy shops, cafes, and architecture. The street is a popular spot for fashion and design lovers, and it's a great way to end our tour of Tokyo.\n\n"},{"type":"link","title":"","content":"https://www.omotesandohills.com/en/"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2F4484_1_1400x1100.jpg?alt=media&token=84103008-4d15-461c-a5fc-e0f056329e5d"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2F279719941_5341419345878765_7741888208217582604_n.jpg?alt=media&token=e158e60a-5c40-471c-a5aa-5d4a2242675a"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2F20507364_1582818851738852_8378504372634063173_o.jpg?alt=media&token=1a0e9aad-e995-4d89-9497-546fdbd7e648"},{"type":"video","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FvvLD8J0IJUj19si9IAql%2FSnaptik.app_6946014780951973121.mp4?alt=media&token=5056ce56-3f8a-4515-9758-6be0352ecbdb"}]}]
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