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Ise Shrine Geku, Ise

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Historic Walking Area Religious Site
Bustling with worshippers, Ise Shrine Geku represents the outer shrine of the iconic Ise-Jingu (Grand Shrine). Drawing nearly 7 million visitors each year, this shrine remains one of Japan's holiest Shinto sites and features a small edifice stripped of ornamentation and nestled among rocks and trees. A guide from the local tourist office can provide more insight and explain the history and significance of this historic site. Using our world travel planner, Ise attractions like Ise Shrine Geku can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a nice walk from the Train Station. But there are many people there and it is not possible to see the inner Shrine because it is fenced off.  more »
  • This was a really cool place to visit. Very clean. Very serene. It can calm you. I thought that some of the trees there were the most amazing trees I've ever seen. Some of the biggest trees I've ever ...  more »
  • There are actually two main sites tourists visit: Geku and Naiku (the main site). In short, there is absolutely nothing to really see. You simply walk along a gravel path in a forest to the main Shrin...  more »
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  • Left luggage luggage locker of Ise-shi Station or station and tourist office, empty-handed, to visit would be better. The outer shrine and pray the Naiku. Buses are at a pace of 1 to 10 minutes. After the ceremony, overflowed with fresh air. 2017.5
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  • ISE's basic Naiku geku. Strip the inevitable. The solemn atmosphere was shrine. Power spot that does not feel the person again I want to say. The Fortune is not sold from ISE that daikichi. To all you happy!
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  • I went to start. Mysterious, lush and very spacious, a little taken aback. Before you go: the more I dig, I want to go again.
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  • It is good to give up Naiku to geku. Visit only the Naiku piece is best avoided for Mairi. Geku is a quiet mind is calm.
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  • You asked to the GW. I think because it was able to visit before visiting the inner shrine early in the morning in a quiet and hit. We have been to the left and written at the entrance, however, this is it, coming towards the droves of worshippers.
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