Spotlight: Ise Shrine (Mie Prefecture)

Welcome to Extreme Shrine Makeover 2013! Ise Jingu, come on down! Sure, I might be channeling (pun totally intended) reality TV a bit too much, but this is a big year for Japan's beloved Ise Shrine. Every two decades, the 1500 year old Ise Shrine gets torn down and completely rebuilt in its entirety. And 2013 is the start/end... Continue Reading →

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