A Cultural Ceremony!

Tokyo, Japan…a short walk from the hotel in Shinjuku and a world away we found the Meiji Shrine.

Tucked away in a wooded and peaceful park, this sight is the spot for traditional Shinto weddings!

As we walked around, one wedding procession after another made their way through the grounds…a dull drum beat and the slow walk of the bridal party was shaded by traditional red Japanese umbrellas!

Each bride was resplendent in different kimonos and unique by wearing different styles of tsunokakushi (head piece).

Absolutely beautiful, this ancient tradition and ceremony was so cool to witness!

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