Torri, Ise Grand Shrine

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by ot0rip 604
published on 05 April 2017
Torri, Ise Grand Shrine

The torii or sacred gate at the wooden Uji Bridge at the Ise Grand Shrine, sacred to the Shinto goddess Amaterasu. The shrine was first built in 4 BCE and since the 7th century CE the bridge and torii at either end have been rebuilt exactly every 20 years. Mie Prefecture, Japan.

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