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Before Nara period, Ise Shrine, the holiest Shinto shrine is established in this Province and here is introduced by a word Kamukaze in waka rhetorics in Nara periode. In the Edo period, the Tōkaidō road was the main route between the Imperial capital at Kyoto and the main city of the Tokugawa Shogunate. The road passed through Ise.
The World War II Japanese battleship Ise was named after this province.
Temples and Shrines
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Ise" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 395.
- Schelliner, Paul E. et al. (1996). International Dictionary of Historic Places, Vol. 5, p. 376.
- Nussbaum, "Tōkaidō" at p. 973.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 1; retrieved 2012-1-17.