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Meotoiwa

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Beautiful rocks of Ise Peninsula

Meoto Iwa , the married couple rocks is 2 rocks tied up according to some legend. The scenery of... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
lilianf838
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Yokohama, Japan
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Two wedded sea rocks

The rocks are wedded/tied together with a thick rope. Very close to shore makes for easy and nice... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
DYA717
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Honolulu
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Meoto Iwa , the married couple rocks is 2 rocks tied up according to some legend. The scenery of rocks around this part of peninsula is beautiful. There is a shrine and frogs seem to be the theme around. Sea, scenery, fresh air and sunshine...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lilianf838
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

In addition to the Married Couple Rocks, several shrines in the nearby area have interesting stories and histories intertwined with mythology.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AliceOmlet
Reviewed December 12, 2018

The religious rites and cultures associated with this place is significant. It is also a stunning view. There is also a shrine next to it. Getting there means walking through a tourist-oriented tourist complex. A little out of the way from the Ise Jingu area,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed November 19, 2018

One of the most well-known images (and shrines) in Japan for the wedded rocks, it's definitely something you must see when you visit Ise. We went in the off season and it wasn't too crowded, but the evening light cast everything in shadow - the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gcincinnati
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

If you decided to visit Ise holy region, then take time and see also Meotoiwa rocks near the shoreline. Easy access by bus. Izanami and Izanagi are symbols of male and female parts of nature. The rice rope between them changed twice a year.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Vahur2014
Reviewed June 11, 2018

The rocks are wedded/tied together with a thick rope. Very close to shore makes for easy and nice photography. If taking the Can bus, go left when you get off. You’ll see a shopping plaza. Walk through it and walk around the bend in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DYA717
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

If your way is near Meotoiwa, you should visit this place. Beautiful ocean view and interesting story of two rocks. You should park your car and walk about 500 meters to reach the place. You can combine with Ise tour instead of 1 day trip.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank zetiman
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We stayed in Iseshi and travelling by train to see the wedded rocks was pretty straight forward. Once you get off the train station, walk straight, cross the road and you will see the signage to get to Meotoiwa. There is an info centre along...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank KitWong2
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Nice situation is all arpund here of Ise in front of Ise sea. You should go to there early in the morning. Because you can see the sun rise and beautiful torii on the rocks. Fantastic!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Cathy_Ihara
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Lovely shrine. Not only the expected wedded rocks, which are beautiful under so many different angles, but this shrine is particularly big about its frogs. Resident kamis, these frogs will bring you luck if you take one home. All the frogs on this shrine are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Higuma2017
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