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  • Shlomi T
    Nagano, Japan1,327 contributions
    The most holly ground in Japan! and a beautiful park all around the area.
    This is by far the most important Shinto religion site in Japan.
    Even if you are not so much into Buddhism or Shinto, the place is so beautiful.
    Lots of green, green and more green.
    The temple itself is very important in Japaneses couture, but not that special visually.
    Written May 24, 2021
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  • HotRodHeart
    France124 contributions
    This shrine is the smaller one, situated not far from the town center.

    It is great to stroll around, and enjoy the atmosphere of greenery and mystery that floats around.

    You can end up in little trails in the forest, and really feel the nature around you.

    I visited this shrine before the bigger one the next day, and it's a good thing I did. It's like going to a different scale.
    Written August 7, 2020
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  • heng chong k
    Singapore, Singapore2 contributions
    A street which you can soaked up the old periodic Ise. Also sample its varieties of local gourmet, snacks, craft beers and sake
    Written December 2, 2019
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  • Robina
    Perth, Australia331 contributions
    Several shrines along the walkway that clings to the cliff side. Dedicated to Mikestu the Shinto goddess of marriage harmony. Many statue frogs to pat for a wish. And the fascinating folklore story about the 2 off shore rocks 'husband and wife' linked by a rope. Good for a visit but expect crowds.Long shopping complex at the end with lots of souvenir possibilities.
    Written October 12, 2019
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  • w_lancy
    Hong Kong, China25 contributions
    The rocks is smaller than I expected. But I think it's nice to have a visit.
    After I have lunch near Toba station, I took a bus to the rocks, get down the bus near the shopping mall, the bus took about 15 mins and I walk through the mall to the end, very easy to reach it.
    Written January 27, 2020
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  • Kimitaka S
    Taichung, Taiwan12,458 contributions
    Sarutahiko is a god of "Michihiraki", or opening a way. So, it is good to pray, when you want to begin to do something. Compared with Ise shrine, it is much smaller, but likewise it a quiet and refreshing place. This shrine is just between Ise Naigu and Kintetsu Isuzugawa station. If you don't like to walk, there is, of course, a bus stop nearby.
    Written January 10, 2017
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  • Masayoshi
    Fujisawa, Japan3,949 contributions
    I've visited this place as a tourist.
    I don't have anything to complain.
    Small parking space, not far from a main attraction of Geku.
    Unique hori, moat, protecting the site.
    Sacred and peaceful atmosphere for locals to pray for the day.

    No problem as a local facility.

    At the same time, what should I see as a tourist?
    I cannot find it...
    Written October 20, 2016
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  • olafoomes
    Amstelveen, The Netherlands1,671 contributions
    About halfway down the Meotoiwa Front Approach road this former guesthouse built in 1887 is definitely worth a visit. As I understood it the first guests around that time were members of the Imperial family.
    At present the building is in use as a museum and is very well kept with a lot of interesting rooms. I was especially impressed by the huge Grand Hall in the building consisting of 120(!) tatami mats.
    Another room on the second floor gave a great look over the beautiful garden with the Pacific Ocean on the background.
    Written September 5, 2019
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  • GAN L
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia8,696 contributions
    Visitors to Naiku shrine will end up here. They can shop for souvenirs and local Ise products to bring back home. There are many shops to cater to the visitors. There are also many restaurants and cafes.
    Written November 7, 2019
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  • Robina
    Perth, Australia331 contributions
    A great stop on any day tour of the area. Fantastic views over the Ise Bay from the top of Mount Asama 1,820 ft. Gift shop and food outlet. Large car park. Site is a bit unkempt, could do with a spruce up and weed. Some uneven surfaces.
    Written October 12, 2019
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  • Masayoshi
    Fujisawa, Japan3,949 contributions
    Visited Ise Jingu for the first time.
    Visited this museum for the first time also.

    Learned several things about the King of Shrine.
    The history, custom, how they look, and so on.

    You cannot see many of those displayed items so closely at the actual shrine.

    It helps me understanding Ise Jingu.

    I appreciate it.

    No photo is allowed inside.
    Written October 21, 2016
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  • olafoomes
    Amstelveen, The Netherlands1,671 contributions
    The "main street" runs directly to Ise Shrine Geku (the so-called Outer Shrine).
    At the station side it starts out immediately with the presence of a tori and keeps running for about 10 minutes until your reach Ise Shrine Geku. Along the way there are some restaurants, shops and a remarkable historic building about halfway on the right-hand side. Actually most restaurants I noticed in the rather limited downtown Iseshi area were located in this street.
    Written September 3, 2019
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  • Masayoshi
    Fujisawa, Japan3,949 contributions
    I'm a fort lover.
    I've visited more than 300 forts in the world.
    Azuchi fort is a legend built by Nobunaga Oda, and destroyed too soon.

    The replica looks good.
    The view from that is awesome.
    I respect their efforts to recreate the great Tenshu, the main tower of the fort.

    The other attractions are not attractive at all. Cheap and childish... sorry.

    It's almost unbearable to see it is still in business for 23 years considering the number of visitors.

    I hope they can do something to keep the fort active.
    Written October 20, 2016
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