Ise Grand Shrine

TripAdvisor Japan announces the country’s 10 favorite shrines and temples

This shortlist was chosen by Japanese locals, but tourists from all countries can benefit from it!
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Family Mart: Master of disguise?

When setting up shop around famous landmarks, it never hurts to blend in. Especially in Japan, where tourism accounts for roughly five percent of the GDP. You wouldn’t want to destroy the tourist attraction by ruining the ambiance, right?

On the other hand, there’s not really very much that’s “traditional” about Family Mart convenience stores, so we had to wonder what kind of disguise would get slapped on their store near Ise Grand Shrine…

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