Meotoiwa Rocks

Meotoiwa Rocks, Ise: Hours, Address, Meotoiwa Rocks Reviews: 4/5

Meotoiwa Rocks
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w_lancy
Hong Kong, China25 contributions
Jan 2020 • Solo
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 27 January 2020
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mjbcmjbc
Pitt Meadows, Canada450 contributions
Dec 2019 • Family
It’s a nice shoreline walk on a sunny day. The rocks that are tied together is a symbolism of being together, ie man and wife or ball and chain (wink wink). There’s a statute of “Father of Japan”. You’ll also noticed that there’s very few garbage cans around, that’s because the Japanese culture takes their trash home to be thrown away. Imagine how clean our own countries would be if everyone followed that rule.
Written 29 December 2019
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GAN L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia8,696 contributions
Nov 2019 • Couples
We bought the one day pass to use Can Can bus at 1000yen. Soon we reach the destination. We went to see the rocks by going through the souvenir shops. Two rocks joined by a heavy rope of rice straw to celebrate the union in marriage of man and woman. The larger rock represents the man has a small torii at its peak.
Written 15 November 2019
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Catarina M
Porto, Portugal24 contributions
Sep 2019 • Solo
I visit this place today, and even though we had heavy rain (大雨) the view was worth it!
I had a nice time here, and you can also visit the adjacent shrines!
Also if you are staying at Toba or Ise, you can go by bus, like I did, if you have a pasmo it also works! Take the Can bus! Very convenient!
Written 5 September 2019
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olafoomes
Amstelveen, The Netherlands1,671 contributions
Aug 2019
The goal of my visit that day and I was not disappointed. What a great sight these sacred rocks present.
One big rock and a smaller one connected by a so called shimenawa rope. The rocks represent the husband and the wife.
As I understood it the ropes are replaced three times a year, which I guess has everything to do with the forces of nature hitting the rope almost continuously.

I was very much impressed with the sight of these sacred rocks and the peacefulness it expressed with just the sound of the waves of the Pacific Ocean hitting them. Amazingly beautiful.

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Written 5 September 2019
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GAN L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia8,696 contributions
Aug 2018 • Couples
The attraction consists of two sacred rocks in the ocean near Futami, a small town in Ise city. The larger of the two rocks represents the husband and the smaller one represents the wife. Both rocks are connected by a rope which acts as the division between the spiritual and earthly realms. During high tide, the rocks would be seen as separated by water. The rocks are a 15minute walk fromJR Futaminoura Station, which can be reached by JR trains in less than 10 minutes from Iseshi station. Or you can buy a one day bus ticket for 1000 yen where you can get to all the attractions in Ise .
Written 14 July 2019
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Lilian Fujiwara
Chiba Prefecture, Japan949 contributions
Mar 2019 • Couples
Meoto Iwa , the married couple rocks is 2 rocks tied up according to some legend. The scenery of rocks around this part of peninsula is beautiful. There is a shrine and frogs seem to be the theme around. Sea, scenery, fresh air and sunshine great way to enjoy the sea around.
Written 4 March 2019
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SeeMoreLiveMore
Singapore, Singapore526 contributions
Nov 2018 • Couples
The religious rites and cultures associated with this place is significant. It is also a stunning view. There is also a shrine next to it. Getting there means walking through a tourist-oriented tourist complex. A little out of the way from the Ise Jingu area, but a visit I would recommend.
Written 13 December 2018
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gcincinnati
Tokyo, Japan368 contributions
Nov 2018 • Couples
One of the most well-known images (and shrines) in Japan for the wedded rocks, it's definitely something you must see when you visit Ise. We went in the off season and it wasn't too crowded, but the evening light cast everything in shadow - the rocks are stunning no matter the weather, but if you want to take a nice photo, the morning light is best!
Written 19 November 2018
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Vahur2014
Tapa, Estonia104 contributions
Apr 2018 • Couples
If you decided to visit Ise holy region, then take time and see also Meotoiwa rocks near the shoreline. Easy access by bus. Izanami and Izanagi are symbols of male and female parts of nature. The rice rope between them changed twice a year.
Written 4 October 2018
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