Ise-Jingu
       You aren't allowed to go inside of the main temple at Ise-jingu, but you can wander around the ponds and paths, visit smaller temples and shrines (which are supposed to be built in a similar, but smaller, fashion) and crane your neck to catch a glimpse of the forbidden views.   The building techniques for Ise-jingu are famous because they don't use any nails in the construction.

 


The giant tori at the entrance



One of the few glimpses you can get of the interior.

 
The area is very nice, with ponds, trees, paths and many smaller shrines and temples.

 

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