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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka
"You will be picked up at either Umeda (8:40am) or Namba (9am). Upon arrival at Arashiyama you will tour the Arashiyama district located in the Western part of Kyoto. This area becomes most attractive around early April and late November when the cherry blossoms bloom and fall color seasons usually peak. During the summer months traditional cormorant fishing is practiced on the Hozu River for tourists to watch. One highly recommended spot is the Sagano Bamboo Forest. It is a pleasantly cool 100m long walkway that begins from the side of the world heritage Tenryuji Temp you will have lunch at a buffet of filled with an assortment of  60 or so Kyoto cuisines.After lunch you will tour the Kinkaku-ji temple. Kinkaku a pagoda made to house the sacred relics of the Buddha has given this temple the popular name of Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion). But the official name of this branch temple of the Rinzai sect Zen temple of Shokoku-ji is Rokuon-ji. This complex
From JPY7,941.00
 
"Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto
"Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto Nara and Kobe from Osaka""You will be picked up at either Umeda (8:40am) or Namba (9am). Upon arrival at Arashiyama you will tour the Arashiyama district located in the Western part of Kyoto. This area becomes most attractive around early April and late November when the cherry blossoms bloom and fall color seasons usually peak. During the summer months traditional cormorant fishing is practiced on the Hozu River for tourists to watch. One highly recommended spot is the Sagano Bamboo Forest. It is a pleasantly cool 100m long walkway that begins from the side of the world heritage Tenryuji Temp you will have lunch at a buffet of filled with an assortment of  60 Kyoto dishes.After lunch you will tour the Kinkaku-ji temple. Kinkaku
From JPY12,176.00
 
Discover Lake Biwa's Eastern Shores with a Local Guide
"During this tour you will visit Hikone a castle town of the Ii family who supported the Tokugawa Shogunate. The tour will also cover Omihachiman introducing the powerful merchant class that was based here. Over the course of your tour you will explore Hikone taking a walk around Hikone Castle. You will get to see the town’s tower (designated a national treasure)
From JPY13,750.00

More Things to Do in Ise

Senguukan

The Senguukan is a museum that opened in April 2012. The museum is dedicated to educating people about the Shikinen Senguu. This is an extremely important Shinto ceremony that culminates when the new...
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Nov 26, 2012

Indule in Okage Yokochou

I have to rank this as my favorite part of going to Ise. When I travel, one of the biggest things that I enjoy is good food and Ise has lots of it. It's just fun strolling through here looking at one...
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KevinMichael
Feb 24, 2011

Jingu Chokokan (Ise Shrine Museum)

This museum is houses artifacts and relics historically relevant to Shinto. To name just a few of the objects on display, there are drawings, written scrolls, paintings, weapons (old katanas), Shinto...
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Jan 13, 2009

Ise's Inner Shrine (Naikū (内宮))

Ise Shrine (Ise-jingū 伊勢神宮) is made up of 2 separate parts each being 6 kilometers or so from each other. The inner main shrine of Ise Jingu is known as Naikū (内宮) shrine or Kotaijingu. Like the otter...
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Jan 07, 2009

The Grand Ise Shrine

Ise Shrine is the holiest Shinto shrine in the world, with Naiku, the inner shrine, dedicated to the supreme goddess Amaterasu (Geku, the outer shrine is dedicated to Toyouke Omikami, the goddess of...
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Jan 07, 2009

Ujiyamada Station

Ujiyamada Station is the closest station to Naiku, Ise Shrine's inner shrine however, it is also a point of interest in Ise City. Ujiyamada Station is known as one of the oldest train stations in...
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Jan 07, 2009
 
 
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Meoto Iwa

Meoto Iwa is known as the Wedded rocks, and these rocks represent union between Izanami and Izanagi, the two Shinto gods who are said to have given birth to the Japanese archipelago. Meoto Iwa is not...
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Jan 07, 2009

Okage Yokocho

The Okage Yokocho area is where the pilgrims took rest after their long journey to visit Ise Shrine after completing their visit. "Okage" is used in expressions of gratitude in Japanese, and the name...
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Jan 07, 2009

Ise's Outer Shrine (Gekū(外宮))

Ise Shrine (Jinguu) is made up of 2 separate parts each being 6 kilometers or so from each other. The outer main shrine of Ise Jingu is known as Gekū(外宮) shrine or Toyoukedaijingu. Overall, the shrine...
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Jan 06, 2009

Famous Wedded Rocks of Ise-Toba

Have you heard of a wedding on the rocks?These are the two famous mythological rocks named "Izanagi" and "Izanami. Both rocks are linked by a sacred straw rope. The rope is changed at a special...
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SLLiew
Sep 03, 2007

Ise Shrine - Strolling amongst giant trees

When at Ise Shrine, it is serene to walk on the gravel road shaded by tall pine trees.Observed that part of the tree trunks are covered by a wooden bracket to protect the tree trunks from nature and...
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SLLiew
Oct 19, 2006

Ise Grand Shrines - Shinto Heartland

Coming from Kyoto-Nara, I visited Ise to see the Naiku(Inner) and Gekku(Outer) Shrines. Interesting fact is the shrines are built from unpainted cypress wood with thatched roofs. And they are rebuilt...
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SLLiew
Aug 08, 2006

Ise Jingu

Ise Jingu are the main attractions of Ise City, Shima Peninsula and perhaps the most important shrines in entire Japan. Traditionally worshipers visit Gekku shrine first and then contiue their prayers...
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123Sophie
Feb 28, 2005

Naiku Main Temple

Naiku is an amazing place, but don't expect to tromp around too much or get any incredible pictures inside the shrines/temples. I highly recommend reading up on the place prior to visiting, or else...
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Jan 09, 2004

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