10 Most visited Sacred Sites

Sacred sites have always been given importance since ancient times. All the shrines have instilled a pull in the minds of people. By visiting these holy places people tend to have a sign of security. There are various customs and belief which have been followed since the past, continuing in the present and protecting us in the future. It is a belief that these sacred places have power in them and the problems of the world are either erased or minimized.Here is a list of the 10 most visited sacred sites of the world as listed by Yahoo.

Meji Shrine
10 Most

Located amidst the dense forests we can find the Meji Shrine which covers 174 acres of land between Shinjuku and Shibuya, two popular localities in Tokyo. With thirty million visitors annually, the shrine is known for its history and today we find Shinto weddings and parties taking place. It was established in the year 1958 after a war in 1945.The highlights of the place include treasure museum, Iris gardens, The Kakuuntei Teahouse and Gardens and Kiyomasa's Well. We can explore some of the personal things used by the emperor at the museum. The tea house captures lush greenery to one's eye and Iris gardens is a treat to visitors with purple and white flowers. The well is showered with continuous showering water.
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1: Great! i had never bee so fond of visiting religious places but i am now inspired by reading this.
Posted by: Eunice - 24 Aug, 2012