Oharai-machi (おはらい町) is a small traditional town that prospered outside the gates of the entrance of Ise Jingu Shrine — Japan's most sacred shrine. As a traditional approach, it spans almost one kilometer in length and is lined with a variety of shops and restaurants.
Found in the center of Oharai-machi, Okage-yokocho is a small pedestrian district that recreates the traditional townscape of the Edo- and Meiji Periods. It was completed in 1993.
From Isuzugawa Station (Kintetsu-Toba Line), it's six minutes by bus. Oharai-machi is located at the entrance of the Inner Ise Shrine.
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