On the second day of our visit to Ise, we visited the Ise Grand Shrine. It has a similar style to the other shrine in Ise, with simple, plain wood structures and set in a little forest style setting. Day 1 Travel Report here. The shopping street outside the shrine is pretty crazy on New Year’s!IseContinue reading “Ise Grand Shrine – Day 2”
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Pure, Beautiful Shrines of Ise – Day 1
The Ise Shrines (Ise Jingu) are some of the most famous shrines in the whole of Japan, in the top 3 according to some. It’s always a bit busy, but the shrines are so stunning, yet incredibly simple and almost minimalist in design. No bright colours or gold here, this is a really classy place! Day 2Continue reading “Pure, Beautiful Shrines of Ise – Day 1”
The Ise shrines are often regarded to be in the top 3 shrine areas in Japan. The simple, yet spectacular shrines really have to be seen with your own eyes to understand their beauty. Budget travel tips Try to be here outside the holidays, as Ise can get horribly busy. May be a good ideaContinue reading “Ise Shrines”
Kintetsu Rail Pass
The Kintetsu Rail Pass is a great alternative to the Japan Rail Pass if you want to travel extensively around the Kansai region (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara and Ise). It offers unlimited use of Kintetsu trains (and buses depending on the pass type) for 5 days. What does it cost? Rail Pass Wide (with airport access and buses):Continue reading “Kintetsu Rail Pass”
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