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Naiku area

Ise Jingu/Naiku (Kotaijingu)

Oharaimachi, Okageyokocho

Ise Jingu / Naiku (Kotai Jingu), which many people aim for once in a lifetime

Thanks to Oharaimachi, which spreads out in front of the torii, this area is extremely popular due to the contrast of the lively shops in Yokocho.
Sarutahiko Shrine is also a wonderful shrine.
Introducing the Naiku area.


Ise Municipal Parking Lot / Ujiurata Tourist Information Center

When coming to the Naiku area by car"Ise Municipal Uji Parking Lot"please use.The fee is free for up to 500 hour,30 yen for up to 100 hours, and XNUMX yen every XNUMX minutes thereafter.

Located in the municipal parking lot"Ujiurata Tourist Information Center"There are wheelchair rentals (free of charge) and a nursing room.The new toilet (completed in 2019) opposite the Ujiurata Tourist Information Center also has a kids toilet.

Tips from the tourist association staff

Parking lot A in front of Ujibashi near Naiku is full, and you are often guided to parking lot B in the direction of the Ujiuratacho intersection. From parking lot B to Naiku, in addition to the route that passes through Oharaimachi, you can avoid crowds by following the parallel National Highway No. 23 or along the Isuzu River.

Ise Jingu / Naiku (Koutaijingu)


"Ise Jingu / Naiku (koutaijingu)"The deity worshiped here is the ancestral deity of the imperial family, whose name is Amaterasu Omikami. She is revered as the general deity of the whole Japanese people. Amaterasu Omikami is likened to the deity of the sun, and was enshrined here about 2000 years ago.

Ujibashi sunrise

Ujibashi sunrise

At the winter solstice, you can see the beautiful scenery of the rising sun from the torii gate of Uji Bridge.

Ise Jingu / Naiku (Ise Grand Shrine) Approach

When you clean your hands at the Isuzu River Mitarashi, and walk through the woods of Jingu, you will be surrounded by the solemn atmosphere of Ise Jingu. In the area, there are also Aramatsuri-no-miya and Kazahi-no-mino-miya ,which are the second highest-ranked annexes (Betsugu) after the main shrine. Please visit both of Betsugu if you have time.

Tips from the tourist association staff

Since the Jingu area is a gravel road, it is best to leave large luggage.It is convenient to use the coin locker in front of Ujibashi, the baggage storage near the Mie Kotsu Naiku Mae bus stop, and Senokuniya, which handles baggage storage.

It is difficult to push an ordinary wheelchair in the Jingu area, and a wheelchair that advances in the wide Naiku area is rented at the Guard Office (free of charge, reservation not possible)

Oharaimachi, Okageyokocho

"Oharaimachi"is Toriimaecho, which has prospered in front of Ise Jingu and Naiku (Kotai Jingu).On the beautiful cobblestone street of about 800m that runs from Uji Bridge along the Isuzu River, the streets of Ise's unique gable and wife style are lined up.

There are many souvenir shops, restaurants and merchant houses on the street, and you can enjoy walking around the town after worshiping.

Tofu-an Yamanaka-Tofu donuts

There are also historical buildings such as the Jingu Dojo and the former Keikoin Guest House, which are full of retro atmosphere that is typical of Ise.If you walk from the street of Oharaimachi to the quaint narrow alley called Seiko, you will reach the beautiful Isuzugawa river that runs parallel to Oharaimachi street.It is also recommended to take a leisurely walk along the river.


"Okageyokocho"is a plot that spreads out in front of the Akafuku main store in the middle of Oharaimachi, and the typical buildings of Iseji from the Edo period to the Meiji period have been relocated and reproduced.The site of about 4000 tsubo is lined with food shops and souvenir shops unique to Ise-Shima, and is full of fun spots.

In addition, at the experience facility "Kuniumi Mythology Hall", which has the theme of Japanese mythology, the outline of the mythology (from the birth of the country to the advent of Tenson) is exhibited with images and Japanese paper dolls.Every day is bustling like a festival, and when you are here, time goes by.

Tips from the tourist association staff

 Many tourists think that the shops are open at night, but the shops close around XNUMX:XNUMX or XNUMX:XNUMX (business hours vary depending on the season).It is better to return to the area around the station at night.

Jingu Hall

"Jingu Kaikan" is an accommodation facility operated by Ise Jingu Shrine.There are also Jingu Sumo Hall, Jingu Archery Hall, and Jingu Rose Garden, and many people come to see and appreciate it during the Jingu Dedication Grand Sumo and during the rose season.

Tips from the tourist association staff

Only guests staying at Jingu Hall are guided to visit Naiku in the early morning.

Sarutahiko Shrine

"Sarutahiko ShrineIs the deity of Sarutahiko Ogami, the god of the way that appears at the beginning of things and leads everything to the better.

At the precincts shrine, there is also the Sarume Shrine, which is the god of performing arts, and the god of performing arts, Sarume Shrine.

Tips from the tourist association staff

You may see a couple who had a wedding ceremony at Sarutahiko Shrine go to visit Mr. Naiku.Also, around the time of Shichigosan, many local children come to worship. 

Ito Shoha Museum

At the "Ito Shoha Museum", you can see the works of Ito Shoha, who played an active role as the center of the Kyoto art gallery from the Meiji era to the Showa era, in a quiet atmosphere with the image of a storehouse.The image of a woman, whose theme is a casual scene of life and history / story, drawn in a style full of feminine warmth, moves the viewer's heart.

Tips from the tourist association staff

Sarutahiko Shrine is a shrine where the Ujido Kuge, a direct descendant of Sarutahiko Ogami, has served as the priest for generations.Shoha Ito is the daughter of the priest of Sarutahiko Shrine.


If you walk from the Ujiurata Tourist Information Center, you will find "Tsukiyomi-no-miya" about XNUMX minutes on foot.The deity is Tsukuyomi-no-Mikoto.He is the younger brother of Amaterasu Omikami and is the same as the deity of Tsukiyominomiya, the annex of Ise Jingu ・Geku (Toyore Omikami). Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, who are the parent gods of Amaterasu Omikami and Tsukuyomi no Mikoto, appear in the myth of nation-building, and are also enshrined. The four shrines are lined up in a row, which is also divine.

Tips from the tourist association staff

If you use public transportation, it is convenient to take the No.XNUMX bus or CAN bus from Iseshi Station or Naiku Mae and get off at Nakamuracho.

Yahimegu, Jingu Museum, Jingu Agricultural Museum, Jingu Museum

there is another annex shrineYamatohime-no-miya".It is a little over 30 minutes walk from the Naiku area, but it is a calm place in the woods where the Kougakkan University and the Jingu Museum are located.Yamatohime-no-miya is a deity that brought Amaterasu Omikami to Ise.It is a new shrine, among the 125 shrines with many old history, built in the Taisho era .

Jingu Museum

Adjacent to Yahimegu, "Jingu Museum, Jingu Agricultural Museum, Jingu Art Museum"there is.Autumn leaves are also a beautiful place.
At the Jingu Museum, you can see and learn about the festival materials of the Jingu and the actual costumes of the Shinto treasure.

Jingu Agricultural Museum

At the Agricultural Museum, materials related to Shinsen and agriculture, forestry and fisheries that preserve the tradition of self-sufficiency are exhibited, and at the museum, works dedicated by leading artists of the time are exhibited.

Jingu Art Museum

By visiting the Jingu Museum, you can learn about Jingu culture that cannot be understood by just visiting.

Tips from the tourist association staff

If you want to enter all the buildings, the ticket common to all XNUMX museums is advantageous.
It is located between the outer shrine and the inner shrine.
If you use public transportation, it is convenient to take the No.XNUMX bus or CAN bus from Iseshi Station or Naiku Mae and get off at Jingu Museum.
The Sengukan in the outer shrine is a museum where you can see the process of preparing the new costume Shinto treasure for each relocation, and you should visit it together with the Gekkokan.

Facility information

Ise Municipal Uji Parking Lot

Address516 Ujiimazaikecho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 0024-93 (Naiku A1 and A2 parking lots)
Business hoursopen 24 hours

Ujiurata Tourist Information Center

Address516-0026-1 Ujiurata, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 10-25
Business hours9: 00 ~ 17: 30

Ise Jingu / Naiku (Koutaijingu)

Address516 Ujitachicho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 0023-1
ContactTEL: 0596-24-1111 (Jingu Shrine)
Worshiping timeJanuary-April 1: 4-5: 00
January-April 5: 8-5: 00
September 9: 5-00: 18
January-April 10: 12-5: 00
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Oharaimachi, Okageyokocho

Address516 Ujinakanokiricho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 0025-2
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Jingu Hall

Address516 Ujinakanokiricho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 0025-152
Business hoursTelephone reception hours 9:00 to 19:00
Regular holidaysNone
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Sarutahiko Shrine

Address516-0026-2 Ujiurata, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 1-10
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Ito Shoha Museum

Address516-0026-2 Ujiurata, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 4-65
ContactTEL: 0596-22-2554
Business hours9: 30 ~ 16: 00
Regular holidaysEvery Monday / Tuesday
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Address516-0028 Nakamura-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 742-1
ContactTEL: 0596-24-1111 (Jingu Shrine)


Address516 Kusube-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 0014-XNUMX
ContactTEL: 0596-24-1111 (Jingu Shrine)

Jingu Museum, Jingu Agricultural Museum, Jingu Art Museum

Address516-0016 Kodakujimotocho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 1754-1 (common to all three buildings)
ContactJingu Museum Agricultural Museum TEL: 0596-22-1700
Jingu Art Museum TEL: 0596-22-5533
Business hours9:00 to 16:00 (viewing until 16:30)
Regular holidaysEvery Thursday (or the following weekday if it is a national holiday), December 12-29 every year.For temporary closure, please see <Usage Guide>.
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