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Ise Shrine Geku, Ise

Bustling with worshippers, Ise Shrine Geku represents the outer shrine of the iconic Ise-Jingu (Grand Shrine). Drawing nearly 7 million visitors each year, this shrine remains one of Japan's holiest Shinto sites and features a small edifice stripped of ornamentation and nestled among rocks and trees. A guide from the local tourist office can provide more insight and explain the history and significance of this historic site. Plan my day in Ise using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • The Outer Shrine is usually visited before the Inner Shrine. If you are arriving by train, Geku, or the Outer Shrine is within walking distance. We actually had to take a bus for the 20 minute ride....  more »
  • Compared to the larger Naiku shrine, this is less impressive. Less trees, less buildings and not located next to Isuzu river. However, just as many visitors, mostly Japanese. No tour map of the...  more »
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