Tourist spot and Event

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Kaochidani (Kaochi Valley)

    Kaochidani (Kaochi Valley)

    The Kaochi Valley which follows the Shorenji River, a tributary of the Nabari River, is a valley called "Yabakei of Kansai," and has 8 kilometers of continuous rock formations with column...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Toba Aquarium

    Toba Aquarium

    The number of breeding species is the largest in Japan! An aquarium that keeps approximately 1,200 species of animals.

    The number of breeding species is the largest in Japan!! The Toba Aquarium keeps approximately 30,000 creatures of 1,200 species from the sea and river. In particular, this is the only place in Jap...

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  • Kashikojima España Cruise (Ago Bay cruise)

    Kashikojima España Cruise (Ago Bay cruise)

    Cruise ship styled after the Spanish tall ship of the 16th century Age of Exploration.

    Go on a luxurious and comfortable 50 minutes cruise on the cruise ship "Esperanza", which is built to resemble a Spanish tall ship of the 16th century Age of Exploration, along the deep b...

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  • Shima Marineland

    Shima Marineland

    An aquarium where ocean sunfishes swim. There is a feeding demonstration by an "Ama" (woman diver)!

    About 2 minutes walk away from "Kashikojima" Station in Shima City, where the Ise-Shima G7 Summit was held in 2016. Popular as an aquarium where sunfishes swim! There is a demonstrati...

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  • Oharai-machi

    Oharai-machi

    A town that developed near the gate of Ise Jingu Shrine. Visitors are sure to feel at ease by the old fashioned atmosphere.

    After worshiping at Ise Jingu, take a stroll in the old town. From the Ujibashi Bridge, which is the entrance to Naiku, there is a stone-paved alley stretching along the Isuzugawa River, and stand...

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  • Shorenjiko (Lake Shorenjiko)

    Shorenjiko (Lake Shorenjiko)

    Enjoy cherry blossoms and red coloring of leaves, as well as grape picking and strawberry picking.

    The Shorenji Dam, built on the Shorenji River, is located at the entrance of beaufiful "Kaochidani" Valley. On the surface of the dam, you will see reflections of the beautiful scenes ...

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  • Experience "Kumanogawa" River on a "Sandanbo" sail boat

    Experience "Kumanogawa" River on a "Sandanbo" sail boat

    The route for pilgrimage to "Kumanokodo". The only world heritage that is a river.

    In the old days, the abdicated Emperor and noblemen used river boats to travel between "Kumano-Hongu Taisha" Shrine and "Kumano-Hayatama Taisha" Shrine. Because of that very ra...

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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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  • 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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  • "Kuwana Ishidori Matsuri" Festival

    "Kuwana Ishidori Matsuri" Festival

    Ongoing blast of huge noise!! The noisiest festival in Japan.

    Known as the ""Noisiest festival in Japan"" or the ""Weirdest festival of the nation"". Over 30 gorgeously gorgeously decorated festival floats equipped wit...

    Dates of the event
    Starts at 0:00 of Saturday, the day before the first Sunday of every August and ends at late night of Sunday.
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Recommendations on seasonal best

  • Fall... in love with Mie again and again “#visitmie”〜My Autumn Memories〜 Photo Contest On Now!

    Post your autumn photos, videos, and experiences that impressed you on your trip to Mie Prefecture!
    Share your "autumn memories" with people from all over the world and win great prizes!

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  • Iga Kumihimo: the Long Tradition of the Braided Cord

    Iga City in Mie Prefecture has so much to offer tourists. It’s known for everything from Haiku (Japanese poetry) to ninjas and beef. There’s a gorgeous castle with a large park around it and it’s just a nice, quiet to...

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  • Hinjitsukan and Meoto Iwa: A Froggy Stroll Along the Coast of the Ise Bay

    Ise City, along the coast of the Ise Bay, is home to a plethora of stunning sights and experiences, all steeped in ancient Japanese mythology and Shinto mysticism. I took a train down to quaint Futaminoura Station one...

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  • Face-to-Face with the Real Diving Heroines of Ise Shima at Ama Hut Satoumian

    As you’re probably well aware, Japan loves seafood. And not just the fish and octopus that we’re used to, but a whole plethora of marine life is down in the depths, digestible, delicious, and demanding to be harvested...

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  • Into the Mountain! A Quest for Hot Springs via Kumano’s Torokko Train!

    The quiet mountain town of Kumano City is most famous for the Kumano Kodo, an ancient pilgrimage trail that leads to various shrines in Mie and Wakayama prefectures. Completing the pilgrimage is nothing short of a spi...

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