• Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮)

    Let's thank you for being here today!

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮) is Betsugu of Ise-Jingu Naiku.
*The Betsugu, is a shrine to worship the God of the deep Shougu (main shrine) and involved.

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮)

Here, the god who contributed to the establishment of Ise-Jingu Shrine (伊勢神宮) is enshrined.

There is this torii (鳥居) near the signal of '倭姫前' along National Route 37.

we will glad you when refered in sight-seeing.

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮) torii

* But, from here, it might be distant to the shrine.

And, go up the slope and you can see another torii. There is a parking space next to the torii.

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮) torii

* It is near "Jingu Chokokan Museum (神宮徴古館)".

"Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮)" is a shrine built by shaving a corner of the mountain.
Therefore, it seems to go into the forest.

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮)

go down a gentle slope, will see a Temizuya (手水舎 / Hand-wash Place) in front.

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮) Temizuya

These are few part of many 'Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮)' photos.

This is the Shamusho (社務所 / Shrine office).

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮) Shrine office)

It is a very small Temizuya (手水舎 / Hand-wash Place).

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮) Temizuya (手水舎 / Hand-wash Place)

Manner of Temizuya (手水舎)

* In this process, carried out with one dipper-full of water!!

  1. Put water in "Ladle" which is placed in the Temizuya.
  2. Holding Ladle in your right hand, wash your left hand.
  3. next, wash your right hand.
  4. Put water in the left hand and move to mouth, wash the mouth.
  5. Hold the Ladle vertically so remaining water runs down and clean the handle.

This is a general usage Manner.

Here is the Shaden (社殿) area. At this time, the light was showering.

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮) Shaden

The "Yamatohime-no Mikoto" it is a deity.

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮) Shaden

It is a god who searched for "place" to make Ise Shrine which worship "Amaterasu Omikami (天照大御神)".

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮) manner of worship

  1. Let's put a coin in the saisen box.
  2. Twice, bow your head and let's say a deep greeting.
  3. Match your hands at the chest height, clap two times, and pray to the god.
  4. Finally, let's bow again and say a deep greeting once.

If you go into this area, you will feel the sacred air.

Yamatohime-no Miya (倭姫宮) Shaden

*I photographed this photograph in Oct. 2015.

Here, little people, very quiet. And, it is also clear air.
So, you surely will be able to refresh & power charge!

English on this page is translated from Japanese to English using the Google translation site. Sorry if there are sentences that are difficult to read.

[Mie] Yamatohime-no Miya - 伊勢神宮 倭姫宮-

  • Address : 5, Kusubecho, Ise-shi, Mie
  • Phone : 0596-24-1111 (Japanese only)
  • Hours : 5:00 - 18:00 (Jan -- Apr, Sep) , 5:00 - 19:00 (May -- Aug) , 5:00 - 17:00 (Oct -- Dec)
  • Admission fee : free
  • Access : Kintetsu-Line “Ujiyamada station (宇治山田駅)" 10-minute Taxi. 40-minute walk. From Tsukiyomi-no Miya (月讀宮) a 40-minute walk.


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