Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress visit Meiji Shrine ahead of the 100th Anniversary of Empress Dowager Shoken. His Majesty the Emperor arrived in front of the gate leading to the main shrine in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, just after 9:30 a.m.

on the 9th. Next, the Empress, wearing a white prayer uniform, arrived just before 10 a. m. and followed the same procedure. The 110th Anniversary will be held on the 11th, 110 years since Empress Dowagers Shoken's death.