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Ise Shrine Geku, Ise

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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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  • From Ise Shrine, in about 5 minutes you can reach the outer shrine. Leave the baggage at the station went by bus to the Naiku to geku, also by bus back to the geku. Bus ride to temporary flight and joined the other, arrive early. The bus IC card is available.
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  • I think that marks the new Palace beside the Palace at least felt there was parking near to the Palace will be visits to Naiku of Ise Jingu Shrine is often has been compared with the Naiku was decades Buri visit geku
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  • Parked the temporary parking lot away for holidays in January went by car (no City Hall, free, 5:00 closure, delay). Not so crowded as the inner shrine. If you are interested in history and architecture, "sengû ceremony commemorative sengukan" (admission 300 yen) also recommended to visit also.
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  • How can I describe it...Siren, peaceful, calming, green, solemn... I can go on and on. My all time favorite shrine.
  • This is Ise Jingu in Mie Prefecture. This ancient shrine is very important, and it even appears in Japanese mythology. Enshrined here is the sun deity, who is believed to bring bountiful harvests.
  • Beautiful place to visit. With so many tourists and locals, it takes away from its beauty.
  • One of my favorite shrines because of the nature and scenery. There is also a long market street nearby with traditional stores which makes it fun for exploring.
  • One of the best and most famous shrines in all of Japan.