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Sengukan, Ise

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Sengukan serves as a kind of history museum and offers valuable insight into the process of Shinto shrine restoration. Surrounded by a lake and thick forest, the house exudes tranquility and invites you to discover the ancient tradition of sengu, the removal of a resident deity to a temporary shrine while its "home" undergoes reconstruction. Large models, displays, and audiovisual equipment explain how shrines are restored. Pick up an English-language audio guide before you begin a walk around this attraction. Plan to see Sengukan and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ise online trip maker .
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  • A rather new building opened in 2012 to introduce the Ise Jingu rebuilding process (each 20 years) as well as ceremonies involved to a broader and general public. To do this all kind of materials are ...  more »
  • Rosters in the aftermath of the earthquake. A break in the front parlor. Found that salt offered to the gods on the TV monitor, video, with all my heart-ready offerings. Surface of the pond, increases the expected special holy place, like o-Ise Shrine.
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