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Ise Grand Shrine, Ise

A visit to the sacred complex of Ise Grand Shrine allows you to discover a series of Shinto sacred sites centered on two main temples. The 125 shrines date back to the 4th century BCE and are hugely popular pilgrimage spots, visited by millions of devotees each year. The most visited is the Inner Shrine, or "Naiku," which is traditionally rebuilt every twenty years. As you approach this temple, take a moment to appreciate the peaceful ambience, scenic forested setting, and the simple architecture of the wooden shrine buildings. Using our international travel planner, Ise attractions like Ise Grand Shrine can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Visit geku. Go through the gate and soothing to the sacred tree. It was during their 3-day weekend. Quiet location there are shrine in the most people. The day of the full moon. In cloudless sunshine, Sun, received the blessing of Amaterasu Omikami. Naiku is solemn atmosphere. Outside your hood of Naiku Palace of white silk is made at your front gate South tamagaki come sighing breeze was gentle kamikaze.
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  • Went about things and my husband want to go in. We felt that through the first gate and across the end suddenly air remains a sacred place. Good to go is not familiar to the shrine. Visit to a shrine in the stroller can be difficult. Several sets were a lot of gravel and stair is so was. Most thick Cedar is really amazing. Got power and power spots and just need to be careful.
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  • During the week was was crowded more tourists from Asia. If you want to pray quietly not only early in the morning of May. And the Meiji Jingu Shrine-like atmosphere and lush green and fresh air can be too.
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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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