Meiji Shrine (Tokyo, Japan)
(1) Before you enter the shrine area, you should wet your hands and lips - but don't drink the water. Many tourists think, that the water is for drinking.
(2) On my way to the Meiji shrine.
(3) Three shrine maidens. In the background you can see a shop that sells charms and various religious things.
(4) The mighty drum of the shrine.
(5) An Ikebana exhibition (flower art).
Mutsuhito-sama, the Meiji emperor.