Futamiokitama Shrine

Futamiokitama Shrine is one of the best places to travel in Ise, Mie Prefecture, Japan.  Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Futamiokitama Shrine posted by Japanese travelers in the know. Admission fee is free.

Futamiokitama Shrine 5 Reviews


So Beautiful Sunrise Above A Couple Rock That Makes Me Naturally Put My Hands Together

I could see the beautiful morning glow and the sunrise above the couple rock, that was my dearest wish.


Summer Solstice Festival When The People From All Over Japan Try To Purify All Together

At Futamiokitama Shrine famous for the couple rock, Geshi Festival is took place on the day of summer solstice. After the warm-up with singing and motion like rowing boats, they purify in front of the couple rock. In fact, it's said that old people purify here before visiting Ise Jingu Shrine.◎Futamiokitama Shrine has a parking area for cars, and for the public transport, it's possible to walk from JR Futamiura Station. But the trains don't run in the early morning, you'll better to stay around here if you don't have cars. Summer solstice of course, it's during the rainy season in Japan, you need to prepare the rain. If it's sunny, you can see the sun rising from between the couple rock as a buck ground of Mt. Fuji.


Rock Of Husband & Wife Shinning In The Morning Glow

Futamiokitama Shrine is famous as a scenic spot of the morning sun. And the sun rising between the pair of rocks around the summer solstice is well known, but you can see the strong existence in the rocks shining in the morning glow.


A Couple Of Rocks & The Full Moon Rises From Between The Rocks

A couple of rocks in Ise. It's famous for the sunrise from between the rocks in June, but the moon rises during a few months in winter. We can take pictures clearly during a few days before and after the full moon.