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Futamiokitama Shrine, Ise
(3.9/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
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. Arrange your visit to Futamiokitama Shrine and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ise using our Ise vacation route planner.
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  • Futami okitama shrine in Futami Bay which include the famous Meoto-Iwa the Meoto-Iwa isn't the object of worship, obeisance to sink under the waves of approximately 700 m away from the husband and wife rock of tojinbo Futami okitama shrine has played the role of Torii. This tojinbo is EW 216 m x 108 m North-South it seems. To be on this tojinbo headed saruda Gen ogami. Karita saruda Gen ogami is the guardian of good luck and happiness, safety and traffic safety. Frogs have been using saruda Gen ogami and environment there are which is dedicated to this. Has paid a visit to the 11-strong north wind, feel the cold. I think it'd better to dress out because it would place the Termini wind blows. Also would you want photography with rocks and Asahi's and during the rainy season.
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  • Bordering the Meoto Iwa rocks? (Or is the Meoto-Iwa shrine in? ) Is the shrine. The shrine itself is a shrine there is a lot of cute little stone frog impression. What is worship in passing if you look at the Meoto Iwa rocks?
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  • Because frogs are my lucky items here and there and there, I was happy. Just along the coast so windy, it is too cold in winter.
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  • Nice spot and you can take a walk around here.
  • Clean but small shrine, not very interesting. People come here for the sunrise. Many stone frogs statues.
  • Awesome sacredness
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  • Lit by the setting sun, was beautiful. Like the morning come.
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