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Futamiokitama Shrine, Ise

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Jutting from the sea, two large rocks wedded by thick straw ropes represent Futamiokitama Shrine--a husband and wife rock. Couples frequently come here to pray for a life full of happiness and love. The larger one, 9 m (30 ft) tall, represents the male, while the female boulder stands 4 m (13 ft). Allegedly the ropes date back to the 14th century. Enjoy the landscape of ocean and waves crashing over the rocks, and examine the shoreline's sculptures of hundreds of frogs, dedicated to the Shinto goddess of food. Plan a trip to Ise easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • A place of exception to see at different times of the day because the colors are always changing.
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  • Walk approach from Futami okitama shrine, Torii Gates line at the shrine on the side of the sea, and the sea breeze very pleasant. Approach has placed statues of many frogs. Frog is important for this shrine, and the God of your shrine Sarutahiko no Okami is. To visit the old ISE Grand shrine in Futami ablutions before like it was customary. As a thoroughfare of the inner shrine and the outer shrine of Ise Shrine to pray go to Meoto from an official's. There are also God Okami God the guide during the God's descendant advent thoroughfare safely Guide to me. So we worship in front of the Grand shrine of ISE. Through the entire seashore shrine is like personally, very good.
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  • Is a Shinto shrine located in Futami Bay. On the evening of new year's day came to visit. Soon was majestic views of the sea from the side. I think where done ablutions here before to visit the Ise Shrine once and that is certainly here for potential.
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  • Very relaxing. I spent a few hours sitting on the beachfront and putting my toes in the water. It's a very small shrine and the meoto iwa rocks are very small so not worth it for a trip if it's out of your way. It's a nice place to relax on the ocean if you're in the area however.
  • A beautiful place to observe the sunrise and sunset, and also a famous spiritual place to pray for lasting relationships with your loved ones. Especially popular for couples. The rocks tied together with sacred ropes are supposed to symbolize the union of marriage between a married couple.
  • Went here on our honeymoon and it was a perfect spot for us. Not sure it's worth the trek out if you're not coupled up.
  • It's a small shrine and it only takes 20mins to browse.
  • Nice spot and you can take a walk around here.

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Take a look close to the main Iseshi train station for a good deal of the inland accommodations of Ise. Located close to one of the main shrine complexes, the area has been decked out with a suitably wide range of accommodations--including renovated traditional
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