Ise Jingu Shrine

Sightseeing information about Ise Jingu Shrine in Japan.

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Among around 80,000 shrines throughout Japan, Ise Jingu on the north side of Shima Peninsula is considered the most sacred. Interestingly, the shrine buildings have been replaced every 20 years according to Shinto tradition in the past 1300 years. In the time of replacement, which most recently took place in 2013, a new set is built on an empty lot next the current one.

The Ise Jingu is comprised of two shrines located several kilometers apart - Kotai Jungu (inner shrine) and Toyouke Daijingu (outer shrine), the former dedicated to the sun goddess and the latter the goddess of agriculture and industry. The main hall, the innermost building, is so sacred that it is only accessed by priests and the Imperial family. The whole architecture retains the purely Japanese style prior to the arrival of Buddhist influence.

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1.0in the last week

多分伊勢神宮を悪く言う日本人は殆どいないと思うのですが。正直な感想です。伊勢神宮は広大な敷地の自然でそれはそれで圧巻ですが、それは自然の良さであって、神社自体としてはさあどうでしょう??? 外宮も内宮も御影内参拝させて頂きましたが、柏手の音があそこまで濁ってた神社は初めて。良いエネルギー感じない。御影内参拝を知らない参拝客など多くいると思いますが(御寄附と言う名のお金を払えば誰でも入れる)、「何で中に入れるの?」とごそごそ話したり、若い女性なんかは嫉妬でなのか睨みつけて来た人などいました。伊勢神宮参拝に行ってから、既に帰り道からイライラ荒々しくなり、他人に酷く批判的な自分になり、びっくりしました。

5.0a month ago

The jewel of Japan! I love it! It’s so huge and imposing. A walk in the forest is an almost mystical experience if you let the vibe of that place guide your steps.

3.04 months ago

More or a less a walk in a park. You won’t really see a grand shrine per se and you are not allowed to take photos of the said shrine. What’s worth a visit is the public car park at the other end of old town but only during spring blossom. The car park is literally covered with the trees. A really nice sight.

5.0a month ago

This is the shrine of shrines. It doesnt seem to be touristy at all, and if there are tourists the protocol is to be very respectful. Very different from other shrines like Miyajima which feels like a disneyland. The ancient woods surrounding Ise are beautiful.

5.0a month ago

Great experiance. A must see if in area.

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Mystery of Isejingu shrine --- Don't step on this stone! Do you know this stone? It is located on the pathway behind the main inner shrine building. According to the Ise legend, this stone was fallen from the heaven in ancient da...

Mystery of Isejingu shrine --- Don't step on this stone!
Do you know this stone? It is located on the pathway behind the main inner shrine building.
According to the Ise legend, this stone was fallen from the heaven in ancient days, and considered very sacred. So local people never step on this stone.

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Oharai Machi (Oharai village) : Oharai Machi is located outside of the Naiku shrine ground, and running alongside the river downstream from the Uji Bridge. O-harai Machi has been developed as a commercial district over the years to cat...

Oharai Machi (Oharai village) :
Oharai Machi is located outside of the Naiku shrine ground, and running alongside the river downstream from the Uji Bridge.
O-harai Machi has been developed as a commercial district over the years to cater to pilgrims visiting the shrine.

Most of the buildings lined on the main street have a Japanese traditional style, especially architecture style of Edo period (extending from the 17th to 19th centuries). You will enjoy the Edo period atmosphere there.

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Mysterious sanctuaries Ise-jingu is a generic name of 125 shrines. The two main shrines, Inner / Outer shrines are breathtaking; however you can also enjoy other subsidiary shrines. This is "Tsukuyomi-no-miya" shrine, located...

Mysterious sanctuaries Ise-jingu is a generic name of 125 shrines.
The two main shrines, Inner / Outer shrines are breathtaking; however you can also enjoy other subsidiary shrines.
This is "Tsukuyomi-no-miya" shrine, located in Ise-city near Outer shrine.
It is said there are many nature spirits and angels in this shrine.

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