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Ise Shrine (Ise Jingu)

Ise 516-0023, Mie Prefecture
+81 596-24-1111
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Mar 2018

lovely walk within both shrine, felt connect to the nature and very peaceful. even though strictly... read more

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livytitas2016
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Simplicity, and harmony with nature

It was lovely walking over the river into the inner shrine. Appreciate and admire the magnificent... read more

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Ise 516-0023, Mie Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

lovely walk within both shrine, felt connect to the nature and very peaceful. even though strictly speaking ise taisha is not a tourist place it open to public just follow the local rules and culture and pay respect to the place as this is the...More

Thank livytitas2016
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was lovely walking over the river into the inner shrine. Appreciate and admire the magnificent shrine buildings made of solid cypress timber. Just appreciate that this is sacred to Shintoists. It's not a tourist attraction like the many other temples in Japan. Just enjoy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If I were to choose a favorite among the places I have visited in Japan, it would be this shrine in Ise. I felt at home and at peace with nature. It was so beautiful I almost cried just looking at the river, trees, gravel...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ise Jingu not only acted as the starting point for our two-week Iseji Kumano Kodo hike, but as the perfect introduction to Japanese Shintoism and the immense natural beauty of Mie Prefecture. Crossing the bridge shortly after dawn and soaking in the utter serenity of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ise is the best Temple in Japan. Both history and religion spirit impress you. This temple is still active for the believer so you can be a witness for a ceremony. I was lucky, there was a wedding cerremony. A must seen place in Japan...More

Thank Tolga N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to visit. lots of historial and good view to see. in regular days, many of the place are closed. so pls go in January of every year, some of the place are open for public. there is a souvenir i regret that i...More

Thank Maggie C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Those who loves Japanese old culture should visit this Ise Jingu Shrine. What we call as "Naiku" is the one where "Amaterasu-Oomikami" who is considered as the ancestor of Japanese people and the Emperor's family. Another name of this "Naiku" is "Koutai Jinguu". At the...More

Thank Tokugawa_Ieyasu
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful. People of all spiritual faiths would be able to appreciate the presence of this vicinity. Afterwards, the nearby village shops are fun to look around.

Thank A K
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This place will take at least half a day and adds traveling, if you are coming from Nagoya, a full day for the visit. I understand that this is the most revered shrine in the entire japan. Upon reaching on a weekday, I can already...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Wow. What a powerful place. Beautiful and spiritual. I didn’t have a lot of time and tried to do it all in one day, which I can say is not enough time. I do recommend taking it slow and doing it in two days. Geku...More

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Response from Tawan U | Reviewed this property |
I'd suggest wearing casual clothes that don't reveal much of the body. And not too short. Enjoy your time there!
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