Entries Tagged as 'Ise'

土曜日, 4月 9th, 2011

Monzen-machi of Ise Jin-gu Oharai-machi and Okage Yoko-cho

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Monzen-machi of Ise Jin-gu Oharai-machi and Okage Yoko-cho

Oharai-machi is a town built in front of Ise Grand Shrine and has flourished since then. In part of Oharai town, there is Okage Yoko-ch, which has reproduced the town of Meiji era. You can enjoy eating while walking and see special souvenirs such as lobster and Matsuzaka beef.
Strolling along the street that has [...]

木曜日, 3月 31st, 2011

Ise Jingu – The Holy Place

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Ise Jingu – The Holy Place

Ise Jingu (Ise Shrine) has sustained its ancient appearance for more than 200 years. The destruction of natural environment inside the precincts has been prohibited in order to preserve its mystic atmosphere, and visitors will feel a different tension of the air from that of outside the shrine.
According to legend, the advent of Ise [...]