"Ise - Holiest shrines in Japan" Top 5 Page for this destination Ise by SLLiew
Ise Travel Guide: 50 reviews and 144 photos
If time permit, Ise is wonderful diversion between Nagoya and Kyoto.
It is not on the JR main railway line. You will be entering into new territority of few overseas tourists.
I really had to use some Japanese to communicate to find my way around.
1) "Sumimasen" (= excuse me) is a good starter. Any English words will drive any local Japanese walking very quickly away in the opposite direction apologizing and pleading that they cannot speak "Ingirisu"
2) "Ise Jingu e ikitain desukedo?" will get you towards where want to go.
Literally, I want to to to Ise Shrine but do not know how?
3) "Arigatou" (sounds like alligator) is a simple quick thank you even if you do not understand where the arms are pointing and lesser the rapid Japanese instruction given.
A wonderful slow pace to explore if you have been doing all the pushing in the commuter trains in Tokyo and the busy temple hopping in Kyoto.
When at Ise Shrine, it is serene to walk on the gravel road shaded by tall pine trees. Observed that part of the tree... more travel advice
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