Meigi Shrine in Tokyo with a Toddler

Meiji Shrine
Shrine dedicated to Meiji Emperor (1868-1912)
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We arrived to the shrine by subway and it was a short walk to the entrance. Sam even enjoyed walking there. The entrance to the shrine is spectacular with an 11m (36ft) Torii gate. The gate made me appreciate the size of the trees on the shrine grounds. 
The gravel paths were tough to push the stroller through. It made me miss my big wheeled stroller but it wasn't impossible. 
We let Sam walk freely and just pushed the diaper bag backpack in the stroller. The less weight the easier it was to push. 
If you're looking for an easier path to the the main Shrine walk along the side road to the right of the main entrance. 
This is the road the stores use to get products in and out. I'll admit far less scenic but it will get you there with ease, we used this path to leave the shrine grounds. 
The main shrine is fully wheelchair accessible so pushing the stroller on the shrine grounds itself was easy. 
Shrine grounds were easy to walk through and as she always does, Sam slowed us down and made us notice the little details in our travels. I never expected it, but traveling with a baby and now a toddler has heightened our travel experiences.

Address: 1-1 Kamizonocho, Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku


SCS Fast Facts:
  • Stroller accessible at the shrine, gravel path is hard to push through. If your stroller isn't getting through try the small driving path to the right of the main entrance.

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