Tourist spot and Event

  • 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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  • Iga no Sato Mokumoku Tezukuri Farm (Iga Mokumoku Agricultural Theme Park)

    Iga no Sato Mokumoku Tezukuri Farm (Iga Mokumoku Agricultural Theme Park)

    An ecological farm with plenty of freshly picked and hand made delicious farm products.

    Eat, buy and play……"Iga no Sato Mokumoku Tezukuri Farm" is like a "theme park of food". You can spend the whole day having fun. On its large property, you will find a beer re...

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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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  • 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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  • Former Ozu Residence

    Former Ozu Residence

    Step inside the splendor and majesty of a wealthy merchant’s house built during feudal era Japan and surround yourself with the several hundred year old architecture. Explore this mansion and feel what it must have been like.

    A paper wholesaler during the Edo Period, the Ozu Seizaemon Family was one of Matsuzaka's best and most wealthy merchants, and moved quickly to set up a store in Edo (now Tokyo). Even now, that pa...

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  • Iga Ueno City Hotel

    Iga Ueno City Hotel

    Stay at a luxurious hotel with ninja themed rooms that will capture your imagination during your stay.

    The Iga Ueno City Hotel is a popular place to stay for people who come to Mie Prefecture in search of ninja experiences. Some of the rooms in the hotel are decorated with a ninja aesthetic in mind....

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  • Basho Memorial Museum

    Basho Memorial Museum

    See a collection of scrolls and maps from Matsuo Basho’s writing and travels.

    The Basho Memorial Museum is located in Ueno Park near Ueno Castle in Iga City. It may be small in size, but it contains an impressive collection of scrolls of poems written by one of the most cele...

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  • Yunokuchi Onsen

    Yunokuchi Onsen

    Enjoy the unique pleasures of bathing in a mountain forest at Yunokuchi Onsen.

    The Yunokuchi Onsen offers guests a special bathing experience deep in the mountains. With pools of various designs located inside and outside, bathers can enjoy the natural hot springs any way the...

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  • NEMU RESORT

    NEMU RESORT

    A luxury resort that you can go and enjoy being in the fresh air surrounded by beautiful nature.

    Nemu Resort is a Resort Facility where you can enjoy various activities in beautiful and natural surroundings of Mie Prefecture, for a relaxing and peaceful time. Activities include yoga, picnics...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Mieken shinju

    Mieken shinju

    Mieken Shinju is a pearl specialty store where you can make your own pearl jewelry.

    The bright and spacious interior of Mieken Shinju is welcoming and displays a wide selection of pearl products at reasonable prices. Located in Ise-Shima, the heart of the Japanese pearl industry, ...

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  • Banko no Sato Hall

    Banko no Sato Hall

    See an extensive display of traditional Banko ware ceramic art at Banko no Sato Hall and make unique pottery in the workshops with the guidance of expert instructors.

    Banko no Sato Hall displays and sells an extensive range of traditional Banko ware teapots, earthenware and tableware in Yokkaichi. It is also a community hub that celebrates the historical importa...

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  • Hana no Iwaya Shrine

    Hana no Iwaya Shrine

    Hana no Iwaya is one of Japan’s oldest shrines and is written about in the “Nihon Shoki”, the second-oldest book of Japanese history. The main point of worship is a 45-meter high rock that towers over visitors as they stand at the base of the rock face.

    The shrine is dedicated to a towering 45-meter high rock that looms over visitors as they approach and enter the enclosed area at the base of the rock. Worshippers from across Japan are drawn to p...

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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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  • Ise Meotoiwa Interactive Aquarium "Ise Sea Paradise"

    Ise Meotoiwa Interactive Aquarium "Ise Sea Paradise"

    The distance is surprisingly zero centimeter! It's an aquarium really permitting touching!!

    An aquarium that allows you to look at the animals closely, touch them, and even feel the temperature. The aquarium has the record of winning "5th place in the popular aquariums of Japan sec...

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  • Suzuka Circuit

    Suzuka Circuit

    A sheer excitement for lovers of automobiles! One big recreational park with attractions related to automobiles.

    While this huge vehicle-centered leisure land consists mainly of international racing course where big races like "F1 Japan", "GP" and "Suzuka 8" are held, it also con...

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  • Ise Jingu Naiku (Kotaijingu)

    Ise Jingu Naiku (Kotaijingu)

    Go on a pilgrimage to the most sacred place in Japan.

    In the old days, Ise Jingu Shrine was at the top of all the shrines in Japan, and many Japanese "desired to visit there at least once in their lifetime". Amaterasu-Omikami, who is beli...

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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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  • 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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