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Ise shrines and temples

Ise is a famous town for Ise Jingu, but there are many temples and shrines known to those in the know.Here, we would like to introduce to the tourist association the shrines and temples that are occasionally inquired by tourists.

Introducing Ise shrines and temples

Kawaben Nanakusa Shrine

The underwater fireworks of the "Kawasaki Tenno Festival", a summer festival loved by the locals, are popular.
We are celebrating the local god of Kawasaki, which was popular as a wholesale district during the Edo period. At the Tenno Festival, which is held on the annual holiday in mid-July, the powerful portable shrine and the underwater fireworks that shine on the Seta River attract many people.Known by the locals as "Tenno-san," the magnificent camphor tree in the precincts changes in thickness depending on the viewing angle, and is a magnificent shinboku that watches over Kawasaki Town even now and in the past.

Address: 2-19-29 Kawasaki, Ise City, Mie Prefecture


The fierce Ogoma is one of the three major Goma in Japan.
It is a Shugendo temple founded by the founder Gyoki in the 13th year of Tenpyo (741) as a prayer place for the guardian state by Emperor Shomu.Shugendo is a religion based on esoteric Buddhism and onmyodo, where you can acquire supernatural powers through mountain training through nature worship.Saito Daigoma, which is held on July 7th every year, is known locally as "Goma-san".

Address: 2-10-80 Okamoto, Ise City, Mie Prefecture

Sakuragi Jizo

Ooka Echizen also became a magistrate of Edo after worshiping, and is one of the leading Jizo in Japan.
It is said that the spiritual test is highly effective in raising children and preventing illness, but since the famous Ooka Echizen became a magistrate of Edo after visiting this Jizo, it boasts a high reputation as a successful Jizo.Musashimaru, a former yokozuna, has been worshiping for career advancement since the late Makushita period, and has become known for his solid benefits.Worshipers come as a secret source of people wishing for success.

Address: Sakuragicho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture


A temple associated with the program "Ise Ondo Koi no Nemblade," which is still performed in Kabuki.
Furuichi at that time was so prosperous that it was said to be one of the three major Yukaku and the five major Yukaku.At "Aburaya," which was one of the Yukaku districts, there was an incident in which the entanglement of emotions resulted in a blade injury.This turmoil quickly spread to Osaka, and it seems that it became a play in a few days.At Obayashi Temple, a mound, which is said to be the tomb of the two main characters, has been erected, and even now, actors can come to visit before the performance.

Address: 97 Furuichicho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture

Jakushoji Temple

Senhime's family temple that loved Jingu.
A temple related to Senhime, the daughter of Hidetada Tokugawa, the second shogun.After the death of Senhime, who had deeply revered Ise Jingu, Chion-in 37th Jakusho Chikan Shonin built it as a family temple in Furuichi, a place related to Ise and Jingu.It was financially deprived later because it was a Buddhist temple, but in 1774, Gessen, a painting priest, came and sold the paintings he drew to save money for the reconstruction of Jakushoji Temple and relief for the poor. ..

Address: 101 Nakanocho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture


A temple that boasts a 300-year tradition of "sealing" children.
Nakayamadera is a temple of the Rinzai sect Myoshinji school founded by the lord of the Kameyama feudal lord, Masakatsu Ishikawa, and the principal image is the sitting statue of Shaka Nyorai.The main hall is a large hall built on the south side, built in 2 (Meireki 1656), and is one of the best remains in the prefecture, which is large in scale and faithfully preserves the ancient style.Gandharva, who is enshrined in the precincts, has a 300-year tradition of "sealing" children.It is the 5th temple of the Kannon Pilgrimage to the XNUMXrd place in Ise Saigoku.

Address: 411 Seitacho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture

Uji Shrine

A shrine with a connection to future myths.
A shrine that Mizuki Noguchi prayed for as the god of feet, the god of feet.
The god enshrined at Uji Shrine is said to be the fourth god born when the heavens and the earth opened for the first time in Kojiki. Known as "Ashigami-san," there is a practice of praying for the healing of illness and dedicating waraji as a thank-you.It is said that it is beneficial to pray for the healing of foot fatigue, and many people donate straw votive tablets, votive tablets, and streamers.
In recent years, people who are worshiped by athletes to "make their legs faster and get better records", and those who hurt their legs are said to be healed by stroking the affected area. Is also often seen.

Address: 172 Ujiimazaike-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture


A shrine with a connection to future myths.
Matsushita Shrine, the deity of Matsushita, Futami-cho.It is said that Kiyoaki Abe was erected in the middle of the Heian period, and the deity is Susanoo-no-Mikoto, Sugawara no Michizane, and an unknown troupe.From the myth that the future descendants of Somin Shorai, who had a poorly dressed life, were spared from the plague, it is customary in this region to display the wooden tag of the "Somin Shorai Descendants Family Gate" at the entrance all year round.Okusu, which is over 1 years old and is designated as a natural monument in Mie Prefecture, is also famous.

Address: 1346 Matsushita, Futami-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture


A temple famous for hand-held fireworks, which is rare in the prefecture.
As an Obon festival that has continued since the early Edo period, on August 8th, a hand-held fireworks will be set up and an ancestor memorial service will be held at the Daimen Buddha Kakko Dance.Tedutsu hanabi is created by the person who releases it, and is considered to be a variant of okuribi, and is known as a rare fire festival in the prefecture.It is the 15th temple of the Kannon Pilgrimage to the 7rd place in Ise Saigoku.

Address: 361 Kobayashi, Misono-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture

Iso Shrine

A shrine known as a place to leave the footprints of the pilgrimage.
The shrine is old and is said to have been built in March 5 BC (Emperor Suinin 25).It is a shrine also known as "Moto Ise", a pilgrimage site for Yamatohime-no-Mikoto.When Yamatohime-no-Mikoto dedicated Amaterasu Omikami and stayed at the local Gyogu, he called it Isomiya.After Okami was enshrined on the banks of the Isuzu River in Uji, Isomiya was called Iso Shrine and has been widely worshiped since ancient times.Azaleas fill the area around the precincts, and pink and white flowers fringe vividly during the best season from late April to early May.In addition, you can enjoy seasonal flowers at the adjacent azalea park.

Address: 1069 Isocho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture


A temple famous for "Kakko-dance" that was handed down from the Great Wakakei during the Northern Song Dynasty in China
There is an inquiry about the intangible cultural property "Kakko Dance" designated by the prefecture.The handed down Mahaprajnaparam is from the Northern Song Dynasty in China.
It is said that Taemon Yoneyama, who was a large shoya of the Wakayama clan Enza group, opened in 8, and Kotaiji 1811th Oiwa Kazuhisa opened the mountain.The Kakko Dance, which is held on August 8th every year, is an intangible cultural property designated by Mie Prefecture.It is a very rare sight to see a dancer wearing a horsehair "shagma" on his head and lowering his waist drum called "kanko".The oldest Koshinto in Ise City, which was inscribed in 15, still exists at Dojosha in front of the precincts.

Address: 1502 Enzacho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture

Nichiren Saint Oath Well

It is said that in 1253, Nichiren Jonin visited the former Jomei-ji Temple (Yamatomachi) in Ise Yamatomachi on the way down the Kanto region, and made three vows by cleaning the well in the precincts.A vow tower and a stone treasure tower are built.
During the Kamakura period, Nichiren Shonin, the founder of the Nichiren sect, stayed at a temple in Ise, covered the water in a well and made three wishes before visiting Ise Jingu.At that time, it is said that three vows, "I, the pillar of Japan, I, the eyes of Japan, I, and the Ofuna of Japan," which were later called the three major vows, were made.

Address: Yamatomachi, Ise City, Mie Prefecture

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