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Ise Shrine Geku

279 Toyokawacho, Ise 516-0042, Mie Prefecture
+81 596-22-5545
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Wheelchair Accessible (Mostly)

For wheelchair users, the trip to Ise Shrine Geku is fairly easy. Iseshi Station is wheelchair... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AccessibleJapan
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Tokyo, Japan
Beautiful serene forested area

One of two famous Ise must-see shrines. An easy 5-minute walk from the JR Iseshi station. Located... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
DYA717
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Honolulu
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279 Toyokawacho, Ise 516-0042, Mie Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For wheelchair users, the trip to Ise Shrine Geku is fairly easy. Iseshi Station is wheelchair accessible and the walk to the shrine is very flat. The pathways throughout the whole shrine are covered in gravel, so manual wheelchair users may have a difficult time....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of two famous Ise must-see shrines. An easy 5-minute walk from the JR Iseshi station. Located on the side of a mountain. Be sure to get the Ise brochure in the language of your choice. It has many interesting facts about the main and...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

For our second Japan trip me and my wife planned most sacred places of japanese people. Ise Geku is definately one of them. From Toba, our Senpokaku onsen experience, there was short train trip to Iseshi station. After short walking we found ourselves in the...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

Gekū (also known as Toyouke Daijingū) is the outer shrine of the Ise Jingu complex, which has been a center of worship for 2000 year or more. The shrine is dedicated to Toyouke-Ōmikami, the god of agriculture, rice harvest and industry, and is the second...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

The second major stop on our epic two-week Iseji Kumano Kodo hike, Geku Shrine is every bit as serene and gorgeous as its counterpart. An island of quiet at the heart of the city, the Shrine is another great example of the architectural style and...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The woods and old trees in the park are beautiful and the shrines certainly look nice, at least the thatched and golden roofs. That’s about all of what you can see by the way as the sights are so sacred only some royal family members...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

If you love Japanese culture, let me absolutely recommend you to visit Ise Jingu Shrines in Mie. Geku of Ise Jingu Shrine is a shrine where Toyouke-Oomikami who manages the meals for Amaterasu-Oomikami is enshrined. Amaterasu is considered as an ancestor of Japanese race, particularly...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This is the most revered shrine in japan. It's a good way to experience the Japanese culture on how they worship. It's going to be a long walk, do take note of it.

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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Like the inner shrine, this is a place of worship, rather than a tourist attraction. Don't expect souvenir shops, English signage, etc. This is a place for believers to pray and worship. Read about the history and significance of the shrine before you go so...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

The site is quite impressive on its own but having gone to the Naiku first the Geku was underwhelming. I would suggest that when you visit start with the Geku first. It is a beautiful site, the scattered buildings are set in a beautiful setting....More

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