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Ise Grand Shrine

Ise Grand Shrine. This ancient Shinto Shrine is dedicated to Amaterasu, the goddess of the universe, and ancestor of the Japanese Imperial Family, who are responsible for providing the chief priestess or priest who watches over the site. The inner shrine is said to contain a holy artifact, the Sacred Mirror of Amaterasu, a ancient symbol of the royal family representing wisdom and honesty.