Tourist spot and Event

  • 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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  • 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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  • "Suzuka no Mori Teien" (Suzuka Forest Garden)

    "Suzuka no Mori Teien" (Suzuka Forest Garden)

    The view of weeping plum blossoms blooming with the Suzuka Mountain Range in the background is spectacular.

    "The spectacuar ""Kureha Shidare"" blooms many large, pink blossoms early in the spring, shows its large, beautiful and attractive form of ""weeping branches"...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Yokoyama Tenboudai (Yokoyama Lookout Point)

    Yokoyama Tenboudai (Yokoyama Lookout Point)

    A place where you can get a superb view of the glittering Ago Bay.

    You can get the entire view of the Ago Bay with the beauty of the rias coast from the elevation of 203 m! The view overlooking the Ago Bay, which consists of a complexly indented coastline and nu...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ishigami-san (Shinmei Jinja Shrine)

    Ishigami-san (Shinmei Jinja Shrine)

    At least one wish of a woman will be granted.

    The "Ishigami-san" (Stone God) on the grounds of Shinmei Jinja Shrine is worshipped by the women divers since the old days as a god who "grants at least one wish of a woman". ...

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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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Recommendations on seasonal best

  • Gourmet Mie Day 4 – Kuwana clams and world-class roller coasters(Article created by Cheeserland)

    Today we are onto the last day of my #visitmie trip. I spend 4 good full days in one single prefecture and yet there are still lots of places I have not covered. #Ineedmorelifetimes.
    Today we will be venturing into t...

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  • Tsuitachi-mochi in Mie: Lucky charms made just once a year

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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Mie’s Many Soul Foods

    Every region in Japan has at least one well-known foodstuff or local “gourmet” dish, and Mie is no exception. Many of these aren’t the traditional Japanese meals you might expect to find, but are more like regional “s...

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  • Mie's Ever-evolving Tradition: Suzuka-zumi Ink

    You’ve probably seen traditional Japanese sumi ink in some form, whether in traditional black ink-brush paintings or a piece of calligraphy. For almost 1,300 years, just three simple ingredients — soot, nikawa glue an...

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  • A treasure not to be missed in Mie! Ise-ebi (lobster), the taste of fall and winter

    It has several names in English, including the “Japanese Spiny Lobster” and in zoology “Panilirus japonicus.” Lacking pincers, some say it is a prawn, yet growing up to 30 cm long, it is often referred to as lobster. ...

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