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Top Points of Interest & Landmarks in Ise, Japan

Points of Interest & Landmarks in Ise

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  • heng chong k
    Singapore, Singapore2 contributions
    A street which you can soaked up the old periodic Ise. Also sample its varieties of local gourmet, snacks, craft beers and sake
    Written 2 December 2019
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  • w_lancy
    Hong Kong, China25 contributions
    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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  • olafoomes
    Amstelveen, The Netherlands1,671 contributions
    About halfway down the Meotoiwa Front Approach road this former guesthouse built in 1887 is definitely worth a visit. As I understood it the first guests around that time were members of the Imperial family.
    At present the building is in use as a museum and is very well kept with a lot of interesting rooms. I was especially impressed by the huge Grand Hall in the building consisting of 120(!) tatami mats.
    Another room on the second floor gave a great look over the beautiful garden with the Pacific Ocean on the background.
    Written 5 September 2019
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  • GAN L
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia8,696 contributions
    Visitors to Naiku shrine will end up here. They can shop for souvenirs and local Ise products to bring back home. There are many shops to cater to the visitors. There are also many restaurants and cafes.
    Written 7 November 2019
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  • Masayoshi
    Fujisawa, Japan3,949 contributions
    Visited Ise Jingu for the first time.
    Visited this museum for the first time also.

    Learned several things about the King of Shrine.
    The history, custom, how they look, and so on.

    You cannot see many of those displayed items so closely at the actual shrine.

    It helps me understanding Ise Jingu.

    I appreciate it.

    No photo is allowed inside.
    Written 21 October 2016
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  • olafoomes
    Amstelveen, The Netherlands1,671 contributions
    The "main street" runs directly to Ise Shrine Geku (the so-called Outer Shrine).
    At the station side it starts out immediately with the presence of a tori and keeps running for about 10 minutes until your reach Ise Shrine Geku. Along the way there are some restaurants, shops and a remarkable historic building about halfway on the right-hand side. Actually most restaurants I noticed in the rather limited downtown Iseshi area were located in this street.
    Written 3 September 2019
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  • 38Thomas
    Singapore175 contributions
    This entire riverbank is lined with restored shop houses from the Edo period. Some have retained the exterior, some the entire structure--it is worth seeing if for nothing other than a pleasant stroll along the riverbank and some of the smaller streets. If you have some more time, many of the buildings are open, some for free, others as coffee shops or restaurants. These beautiful buildings are living museums of Edo architecture.

    The highlight is the merchant house museum, which is well worth the 300 yen price of admission, and includes not only the house and gardens, but also a unique collection of antique items, books and photos.

    We thought the street and house together would take about 20 minutes, and we ended up staying for an entire afternoon.
    Written 8 January 2015
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  • olafoomes
    Amstelveen, The Netherlands1,671 contributions
    When you arrive at the Futaminoura JR station it is very easy to get to Meotoiwa by following the Meotoiwa Front Approach. It is a roughly 20 minutes walk consisting of just two straight roads. It is clearly indicated on a map opposite the station exit.
    It is a very pleasant walk with many nice buildings and shops along the road, especially on the last track where you can hear the Sea of Japan hitting the coastline.

    After about 20 minutes you will see a tori on your left-hand side which indicates the beginning of the Meotoiwa area and the end of your approach.
    Written 5 September 2019
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  • olafoomes
    Amstelveen, The Netherlands1,671 contributions
    One of the many nice buildings on the Ise Shrine Geku premises. Nothing really special. You will pass it on your way up to the small Takanomiya close by.
    Written 3 September 2019
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  • DLi_hk
    Hong Kong, China12,221 contributions
    drove there on an early sunday morning. happened to bump into a morning market where locals were preparing for goods for New Year. People were making raw mochi in traditional way. There is a small pier, looks like used to be for shipping goods and people along the stream.
    Written 3 January 2016
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