Home JapanIse News The giant rope of the Married Rocks (Meotoiwa) of Ise City is replaced for the New Year

The giant rope of the Married Rocks (Meotoiwa) of Ise City is replaced for the New Year

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Japan Guide 2022/12/05

The Wedding Rock Ceremony (Oshimenawahari) was held to replace the giant shimenawa rope in Ise City, Mie Prefecture.

Source: CBC News

Every year before the New Year, the Shinto ritual is performed to replace the shimenawa from the Casadas rocks.

The two rocks are the symbol of marriage for the Shinto religion and are nicknamed “wedding stones”, it is a famous tourist spot visited by people from all over Japan.

Learn more about Casadas Rocks: https://japanguide.live/married-rocks/

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