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Ise Grand Shrine, Ise

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A visit to the sacred complex of Ise Grand Shrine allows you to discover a series of Shinto sacred sites centered on two main temples. The 125 shrines date back to the 4th century BCE and are hugely popular pilgrimage spots, visited by millions of devotees each year. The most visited is the Inner Shrine, or "Naiku," which is traditionally rebuilt every twenty years. As you approach this temple, take a moment to appreciate the peaceful ambience, scenic forested setting, and the simple architecture of the wooden shrine buildings. Using our international travel planner, Ise attractions like Ise Grand Shrine can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I was impressed that I was able to meet the events of the monthly festival on the way to Ise Jingu Shrine, and that when I looked up at the sky, a circle was made around the sun and the circle was a rainbow circle. I was surprised at the first experience of my life. I recommend that you visit ise by all means gave a mysterious impression that you do not know what really happens.
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  • In a sacred atmosphere that blends into the deep forest, we have to be aware that we are japanese naturally. I have started the red seal collection involuntarily.
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  • Where to start. We came on news years day so it was packed. This is one of Japan's oldest and most famous shrines. Everyone knows it. With that said, the nature is gorgeous! The buildings are well kept, partly due to the numerous donation boxes spread around the grounds. A definite recommendation!
  • Literally the way of the gods ! Great place both or tourists and spiritual people.....
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