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Ise Shrine (Ise Jingu), Ise

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A visit to the sacred complex of Ise Shrine (Ise Jingu) 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. A visit to Ise Shrine (Ise Jingu) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ise tourist route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • 10 years to more than came to ISE Grand shrine. There were many people on Sunday was rain. Always elegant, felt the healing.
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  • Naiku of Ise Jingu Shrine, 50 bells across the Uji bridge on the river gravel, go long distances of many that visit and 50 bells River Uji bridge will be joined by the shrine is the shrine from the Middle while the Uji bridge toll Causeway back little in front to visit those who are in the right worship is more traffic it has been climbing a little stone is beautiful, and I will go
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  • I went to 1/3 it was crowded. On our train went Naiku → gifts. Gifts from bath to the inner shrine. Can I get surprisingly smoothly and has lined up a little. Especially the Naiku from Uji bridge endlessly matrix. It is divided into the yeoman who is working hard during their bad manners, to pray at the front from under the stairs and columns to pray from the front side into the bad. Retail stores such as Bill thanks to street Harajuku Takeshita street level was in the crowd.
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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.