Futami Okitama Shrine, Ise

4.1
#6 of 269 in Historic Sites in Mie Prefecture
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Jutting from the sea, two large rocks wedded by thick straw ropes represent Futami Okitama Shrine--a husband and wife rock. Couples frequently come here to pray for a life full of happiness and love. The larger one, 9 m (30 ft) tall, represents the male, while the female boulder stands 4 m (13 ft). Allegedly the ropes date back to the 14th century. Enjoy the landscape of ocean and waves crashing over the rocks, and examine the shoreline's sculptures of hundreds of frogs, dedicated to the Shinto goddess of food. Plan a trip to Ise easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
Create an itinerary including Futami Okitama Shrine
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Futami Okitama Shrine reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
374 reviews
Google
4.2
TripAdvisor
  • Popular marriage shrine for couples, they have charms for marriage and smooth delivery as well.. the shrine is filled with frogs acting as protector for the shrine.  more »
  • 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...  more »
Google
  • A nice place to see the Shirne. It’s take 45 minutes to see around. There’s a aquarium near by also. If you are in Ise then a visit might be okay. Parking space is bit less.
  • Iconic local shrine with the rope over the water and frogs statues.
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance