TIMs Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Visit the Ise Grand Shrine. (VIDEOS)

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan visited the Ise Grand Shrine in the city of Ise in the Mie prefecture.

According to the newspaper, Japan Times, Their Imperial Majesties visited:

“…the shrine’s Gekū compound, which is dedicated to Toyouke Omikami, the god responsible for food, clothing and shelter. The couple planned to visit the Naikū compound, which enshrines Amaterasu Omikami, worshipped as the ancestral deity of the Imperial family, in the afternoon.”