Ise Grand Shrine, Japan

Naiku_01 photo-2The Ise Shrine, also known as the Grand Shrine of Ise, is the most important Shinto shrine in Japan, considered the most sacred place of the religion.

The Ise Shrine is located in the city of Ise, the center of the (Mie Prefecture) in Japan. The place where the shrine is located forms part of Ise-Shima National Park, which also includes other sacred and historic places, like Meoto Iwa and Saiku (imperial residence during the Heian period).