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Ise Shrine (Ise Jingu)

Ise 516-0023, Mie Prefecture
+81 596-24-1111
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Not much else to say other than the grounds and the temple are beautifully maintained. There is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
Japans Main Shrine

The grounds of this shrine reflect pure perfection and are better than many gardens you pay... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Victoria, Canada
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Ise 516-0023, Mie Prefecture
+81 596-24-1111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much else to say other than the grounds and the temple are beautifully maintained. There is a peaceful feeling here that obviously comes with it being an active spiritual centre for the Japanese

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds of this shrine reflect pure perfection and are better than many gardens you pay admission to enter. You can feel the spiritual, cultural and monetary weight of this place as you walk around. However, if Japanese culture and shrines do not interest you,...More

Thank Voodew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was such a wonderful experience to be at the most sacred shrine in Japan. The walk along the shrine was fantastic. I was there in the morning where there weren't many tourist. It was really serene and peaceful. You could feel the togetherness with...More

Thank petrobich
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We stopped by Ise and took the bus to the shrine place. Started at the gate then to the outer shrine, stop at the purification place near the river, and continue to walk into the grand shrine. Very refreshing and serene place, it snowed lightly...More

Thank bidwisely
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Wanted to visit this renowned mother of shrines and was not let down. It is located in a forest and absolutely good walk around the area. Was the site for G7 too. Be prepared to spend about an hour easily as you enjoy the grounds....More

1  Thank danielyong
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This shrine was the perfect little oasis. It was surrounded by trees and water making it feel isolated from the world. It was an easy walk to the different structures that took about an hour. The architecture and colors were very different from other shrines...More

Thank thepaperforests
Reviewed 27 May 2017

It is aslightly a long walk through but the walk was lovely and cooling. There is a river, pond, forested area, gift shops inside.Lots of people but there was no pushing or shouting. Feel the shrine's serenity at peace.

Thank PEili K
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Whilst the shrines are not much to look at , they are important for Shinto religion and a place to pray . The best part is a walk over a big bridge with entrance gate and a peaceful forest . Walk along gravel path to...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

They did say that Ise Shrine is the most important shrine in Japan and it shows on how massive the place is. There's a river nearby, a pond, it's also set in a forested area. Cherry blossoms were also in and out of the park!...More

Thank djtravelbug
Reviewed 16 April 2017

There is a long walk through a forested area before you reach the Ise Grande Shrine, so he sure to wear sensible shoes as it is about half a mile. At the end of the walk, you can only see the outside of the shrine...More

Thank Fleckney
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Response from Travelogue222 | Reviewed this property |
Visitors may wear any type of clothing that they wish, but I would advise comfortable and casual dress that is neat and a bit conservative, as this temple is very sacred and revered by the Japanese, in constant attendance... More