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Meotoiwa, Ise
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Admire the shape and learn the legend of Meotoiwa, a sacred geological feature. The two rocks jut out from the ocean--the larger representing the husband, and the smaller his wife--with the relationship between the two taking on a spiritual quality in the beliefs of worshippers at the local Shinto shrine. Joined by a heavy "shimenawa" rope (a rice straw rope used in Shinto rituals), the rocks form a striking shape just off from the coast. To visit Meotoiwa on your holiday in Ise, and find out what else Ise has to offer, use our Ise vacation trip planner.
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  • Futami okitama Jinja shrine when I visited. It was smaller than I had expected. This husband and wife rock and role of Torii, what do obeisance to sink under the waves of approximately 700 m away from the husband and wife rock of tojinbo is. Cold day falls on the direct wind so cold is required.
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  • But I went in a couple was seen together and become good friends. But just taking the point, tourist tours and time overlap and may not have the Meoto Iwa rocks of the long-awaited and nice pictures.
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  • Convenient bus or car. Was seen several times on television, but larger than watch it on TV, was also small. The weather is very nice and seems to see Mount Fuji in the space it is.
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