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Ise Shrine (Ise Jingu)

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1 Ujitachicho, Ise 516-0023, Mie Prefecture
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All reviews ise shrine japanese culture long walk wash your hands pay respect forested area imperial family the bus massive trees small river serene place wooden bridge definitely worth the visit twenty years english signage day trip gravel path
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Reviewed yesterday

I have visited this Shrine many times in the past, the walk to it has many traditional shops where you can buy very delicious foods an experience you would never forget, the Shine is visited buy many famous people including the Emperor of Japan and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank coolric
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

ISE GRAND SHRINE Another display of pure Japanese culture and tradition with an incredible Use Grand shrine at the center surrounded by beautiful woodland, a very very clear river that is also worshipped and lots of other minor but important shrines. Our experience was surreal...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank GarysTribe
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Ise Grand Shrine is located in Mie prefecture and is among top 3 famous shrines in Japan, after one in Tokyo and Arijingumae in Nagoya. The shrine is so large that it might take you more than 2 hours to visit all the places. Next...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

We only had time to visit the naiku area and the edo street leading up to the shrine was the highlight for us as it was pretty, had lots of interesting shops, snacks but the uphill walk up to the main shrine, naiku was an...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank travelbug0082
Reviewed January 19, 2019

If you love Japanese shrines, this is a must go. Ise Jingu is often compared to Izumo Taisha, while I think Izuamo Taisha is a lot more beautiful, Ise Jingu is a lot easier to get to from other major cities in Japan.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a place you enjoy most when you know the history and tradition. Luckily, we had an excellent guide who could explain the origin of the shrine and how to pray at each place. Would be crowded around New Years celebration.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AliceOmlet
Reviewed December 24, 2018

It is 90 mins from Nagoya where we stayed, via Kintetsu Railway and getting off at Ise-shi Station. Here we bought the bus ticket from the helpful Tourist Information Centre. Ise (伊勢) is located on the Shima Peninsula and the city is home to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank JimmySumKahWai
Reviewed December 12, 2018

An easy day-trip by train from Nagoya, this seems to be a must-go-to place if around the region. The buildings in the complex tend to have the same impressive architecture, but it is important to read up to understand why this place is revered by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

This is very good tourist place to visit, free of charge, big area like a park with some story. There is shopping area with lot of street foods and souvenir shops before you enter to the Ise Shrine area. Lot of fun and Street food...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

Taking a 90 min train journey from Nagoya to Isheshi station & then a 15 min bus trip to the shrine itself, it's very clear as you cross the Isuzu river that this is a spiritual site of ethereal qualities, sacred to Japan. The flow...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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I'd suggest wearing casual clothes that don't reveal much of the body. And not too short. Enjoy your time there!
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