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Futami Okitama Shrine

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Address: 575 Futamichoe, Ise 519-0602, Mie Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 596-43-2020

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A little shrine, but a big draw

This is a unique shrine in that it features geological objects tied together by 'fate'. It also has a mascot-ish frog deity that is supposed to return what you ask for. 'Kaeru... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Rene M
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Nice pit-stop and we spent 30min there. Good spot for picture taking. As we drove there, public free parking was really in limited supply. Hence, most visitors-tourist had to park at a parkade owned by a souvenir shop that virtually arm twist by charging an initial JPY2k fee. You get back JPY1k if one spends JPY2k on items at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is a unique shrine in that it features geological objects tied together by 'fate'. It also has a mascot-ish frog deity that is supposed to return what you ask for. 'Kaeru' meaing 'frog' in Japanese can also mean 'to return' depening on the kanji. Parking is a little tough to find. There's an upper carpark near the main road... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

I was told by a Japanese friend that I might be disappointed by this shrine since it might seem smaller than I expected, but that was not the case. While it's a short visit to this shrine, it is worth the trip. We stayed at a ryokan nearby so we were able to visit the shrine in relative peace and... More 

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