Tourist spot and Event

  • Nabana no Sato (Flower Garden)

    Nabana no Sato (Flower Garden)

    One of the largest in Japan! Both the illumination and the flower garden are overwhelming!

    At "Nabana-no-Sato", you can see various flowers and trees through the four seasons. The seasonal events which can be enjoyed from spring to winter are popular. The spring time flower ...

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  • Nagashima Spa Land (Amusement Park)

    Nagashima Spa Land (Amusement Park)

    The biggest amusement park in Japan! A lineup of over 50 attractions.

    There are about 50 attractions including the thrill ride such as the super coaster "Steel Dragon 2000" listed in the Guinness World Records, "Acrobat", the first flying coaster ...

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  • Mt. Gozaisho/Gozaisho Ropeway

    Mt. Gozaisho/Gozaisho Ropeway

    Each time you visit, there is sure to be a new touching feeling caused by the different views of each season.

    The ropeway, which takes 12 minutes for a one way ride in the sky, has one of the biggest scales in the world. In spring, azaleas bloom all over, in summer, it is so cool that even the red dragonfl...

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  • The "Doro-kyo" Valley (Doro-haccho)

    The "Doro-kyo" Valley (Doro-haccho)

    The unusually shaped rocks and the green water surface are the artwork created by nature.

    The large valley is designated as Japan's Special Place of Scenic Beauty. The serene beauty of the river water has been known from the old times, and visitors will be overwhelmed by the spectacul...

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  • The Akame 48 Falls

    The Akame 48 Falls

    A mystical spot where you can experience the beautiful scenes of four seasons together with forest bathing.

    The "Akame 48 Falls" are an art of nature created by the series of numerous falls that continue all the way to the upstream of the river. Falls of various sizes are scattered including ...

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  • Mikimoto Pearl Island

    Mikimoto Pearl Island

    The birthplace of Mikimoto Pearls, internationally renowned for their high quality.

    Mikimoto Pearl Island, a green lush island sitting on Toba Bay, is the very first place in the world that succeeded in culturing pearls. On the large island, there are facilities such as the Pear...

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  • Inabe City Nogyokoen (agricultural park)

    Inabe City Nogyokoen (agricultural park)

    The plum blossoms spread like carpet.

    Flowers of four seasons bloom throughout the year, but in particular, the extensive plum tree forests are magnificent! There are 4500 plum trees of 100 kinds blooming, that when you look down fro...

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  • Maruyamasenmaida (Maruyama Terraced Rice Fields)

    Maruyamasenmaida (Maruyama Terraced Rice Fields)

    The spectacular view which was chosen as one of the 100 most beautiful terraced rice fields of Japan.

    There are many small paddy fields in the Maruyama area of Kumano City and it is called a thousand plate fields. The landscape is wonderful, and it is said to be the best landscape of terraced padd...

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  • Oyster Road of Toba - Uramura

    Oyster Road of Toba - Uramura

    If you want to have an "Oysters all-you-can-eat", then go to Uramura!

    Mie's recommendation in winter is definitely oysters! If you wish to eat a stomachful of oysters, then you should go to Toba!! Take the prefectural road connecting Toba and Shima, ""Pearl...

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  • Onigajo

    Onigajo

    The cliffs that look like demons are most certainly a unique view!

    Onigajo, a work of art created by nature through geological protrusion, erosion and weathering, is a cliff that continues for 1 km along the Kumanonada Sea. It is designated as Japan's Scenic Spo...

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  • Mitsui Outlet Park JAZZ DREAM NAGASHIMA

    Mitsui Outlet Park JAZZ DREAM NAGASHIMA

    The biggest outlet mall in Japan in terms of the number of stores and the total floor area of stores.

    An outlet mall adjacent to the Nagashima Spa Land. There is a lineup of shops selling items such as imported top class brands, popular selected items, famous kids fashion, leather goods and acces...

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  • Meotoiwa (rocks of the married couple)

    Meotoiwa (rocks of the married couple)

    Raise the luck for a successful love at the famous matchmaking power spot!

    The couple rocks have been regarded as a torii (an entrance gate of shrine) for worshiping the Japanese Goddess of the Sun from ancient times. A great thick, sacred, straw rope connects the hasba...

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  • VISON

    VISON

    Standing on a vast 54-hectare section of land, this commercial complex is home to roughly 70 stores and venues that include a hotel showcasing the four seasons, one of Japan’s largest farmer’s mark...

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  • Ninja Museum of Iga-ryu (Ninja House)

    Ninja Museum of Iga-ryu (Ninja House)

    You can get a thrilling experience as if you had sneaked into a ninja house.

    The exterior is a very common farmer's house with a straw-thatched roof, but there are plenty of traps for defense. A "Ku-no-ichi" (female ninja) will guide you through the house as she...

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  • Iga Ueno Castle

    Iga Ueno Castle

    The high stone wall is a must-see! A landmark of Ueno Park.

    Even though the Ueno Park has many sites of interest to see such as the "Ninja Museum" and the "Basho- Ou Memorial Museum", the Iga Ueno Castle still is the most eye-catching ex...

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  • Ninja Samurai Kingdom Ise

    Ninja Samurai Kingdom Ise

    In a luxuriously reproduced castle town of the Azuchi era, experience gourmet, hot spring, samurai and ninja.

    A theme park where you can experience history and culture of the Azuchi-Momoyama era. A town carrying an atmosphere of the era spreads surrounding the Azuchijo Castle, and there is a lineup of a ...

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  • Sekijuku

    Sekijuku

    Go back in time to a beautifully preserved Edo Period post town on the Tokaido Road between Tokyo and Kyoto.

    Sekijuku has been preserved as it was during the Edo Period when it was a busy post town on the Tokaido Road route between Tokyo and Kyoto. Many of the buildings have been kept in their original st...

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  • Ise-Shima Skydiving Club (Taso Shirahama Beach)

    Ise-Shima Skydiving Club (Taso Shirahama Beach)

    The Ise-Shima Skydiving Club offers helicopter skydiving experiences for anyone looking for a thrill, including first-timers. Two English-speaking instructors are available to take adventure seekers 10,000 feet over Ago Bay for the view of a lifetime.

    Located at Taso Shirahama Beach that looks out into the spectacular Ago Bay, the Ise-Shima Skydiving club offers a unique experience for anyone looking for high-flying adventure. They are one of ...

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  • Magose-toge (Kumanokodo Iseji)

    Magose-toge (Kumanokodo Iseji)

    The stone pavement and the beautiful forest. This is a popular ridge on Kumanokodo-Iseji route.

    The stone paved path, which is said to be the best on the Kumanokodo-Iseji route, continues all the way into the cypress tree forest. There are many historical sites such as the "Yonaki-Jizo...

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  • Ise-Shima Skyline

    Ise-Shima Skyline

    There are plenty of spots where you can enjoy magnificent views! A driveway connecting Ise and Toba.

    The grand panorama of Isewan Bay is magnificent! The vast Ise Plain and the sea of pearl spangled with several large and small islands expand ahead, and beyond the mountains of Jingu Shrine, you w...

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Recommendations on seasonal best

  • Travel back in time to old Japan! Strolling around Sekijuku

    When you think of historical spots in Mie Prefecture, Ise Jingu Shrine is one place that comes to mind, but that’s not all. On this trip, we visited Sekijuku, a town that makes you feel as if you have traveled back in...

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  • Get to know the essence of bonito flakes, an indispensable ingredient in Japanese cuisine

    Japanese food is attracting worldwide attention for its health benefits, and “dashi” is indispensable to its flavor. Dashi is usually made from dried kelp or dried bonito flakes. This time, we visited a long-establish...

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  • Inabe Plum Grove: Spectacular Spring Scenery Rooted in Community

    For many people, spring in Japan means only one thing: cherry blossoms. In Mie, however, there’s more to the season than just sakura, and stunning views of plum blossoms bursting with color can be seen throughout the ...

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  • Suzuka Forest Garden, a magnificent world-class view in Mie

    The magnificent views of the cherry blossom petals blowing in the spring breeze is what people will think of in Japan’s spring season. But in Mie Prefecture, there is a different herald of the arrival of spring. The b...

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  • Go on a Springtime Adventure in Kuwana

    Japan is famous for its springtime cherry blossoms and Mie Prefecture is no exception. There are many cherry blossom viewing spots across the prefecture, but for those who want to go where those “in the know” enjoy th...

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