Japan, Central Honshu (Chubu), Ise-Shima, Futami, Meoto-Iwa (Wedded Rocks), these two rocks are considered to be male and female and have been joined in matrimony by shimenawa (sacred ropes), which are renewed in a special festival each year by Gavin Hellier for Stocksy United

Japan, Central Honshu (Chubu), Ise-Shima, Futami, Meoto-Iwa (Wedded Rocks), these two rocks are considered to be male and female and have been joined in matrimony by shimenawa (sacred ropes), which are renewed in a special festival each year

Meoto Iwa are a couple of small rocky stacks in the sea off Futami, Japan. They are considered sacred by worshippers at the neighbouring Futami Okitama Shrine

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Uploaded 17 April, 2013
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