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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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  • Along the coast of Futami shrine. Wind waves splashed but could take much wind was a solemn feeling. Next time come together as the sunrise time.
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  • Normally came to the lunch here is like sun spots. It rains ^ ^; The weather is good and seems to of Mt. Fuji. Rocks keep firmly tied, I felt something great. Cute good luck frog figurines are.
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  • ISE Naiku and geku is other shrine, and the Meoto-Iwa tourism's main street. Is doesn't lose out, try the feeling was good.
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