Ise Grand Shrine Naiku is a Shinto shrine located at Mie prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Amaterasu?Omikami ( the Sun Goddess, meaning in Japanese “Great Divinity Illuminating Heaven” ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).
More Details (Japanese Site)
|Name||Ise Grand Shrine Naiku
"皇大神宮（伊勢神宮内宮）" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||1, Ujitachicho, Ise-shi, Mie, Japan
"三重県伊勢市宇治館町１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||5-minute drive from the Ise-Nishi I.C. on the Ise Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Shimenawa (標縄・注連縄・七五三縄, "enclosing rope") are lengths of laid rice straw or hemp rope used for ritual purification in the Shinto religion. They can vary in diameter from a few centimetres to several metres, and are often seen festooned with shide. A space bound by shimenawa often indicates a sacred or pure space, such as that of a Shinto shrine.
Quoted from Wikipedia
If you want to download any picture from this website, right-click on the image and select "Save image as."