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Meiji Jingu Gaien
Gaien (The Outer Precinct) was constructed with donation collected by "Meiji Jingu Hosankai", an organization of individual supporters formed to remember the virtues of the Imperial couple all through the ages. Completed on October 22, 1926, it was donated to Meiji Jingu.
Kaigakan
(Photo: Kaigakan, the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery in the centre of Gaien)


Kaigakan (Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery)
The Kaigakan (the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery) is the centre of the precinct. It contains 80 wall paintings (3m x 2.7m) depicting the lives of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken.


Days: open daily throughout the year
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm (last admission 4:30 pm)
Admission: 500 yen,
senior high school and university students 300 yen,
junior high and primary school students 200 yen

Further facilities:
Gaien (The outer precinct) covers an area of 330,000 square meters with Kaigakan at its centre. Nearby are many sports facilities, such as the Jingu Baseball Stadium, the Second Baseball Stadium, the Golf Driving Range, the Softball Grounds, the Indoor Stadium for Ball Games, the Tennis Club,Ice Skating Rink. In the neighboring areas, there are the National Stadium, which was the main stadium for the Tokyo Olympics, the Chichibunomiya Football Stadium and the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. In addition to providing these sports facilities, Gaien serves as a park, providing the public with excellent recreation opportunities. In autumn, a Gingko Festival is held at Gaien.


Stadium
Golf driving range
(Photo: Baseball stadium) (Photo: Golf driving range)
Address: 1-1 Kasumigaoka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-3401-0312 (Japanese)
Nearest stations: Shinanomachi and Sendagaya on the JR line,
Gaienmae, Kokuritsu-kyogijomae and Aoyama 1-chome subway stations

URL: http://www.meijijingugaien.jp/english/