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  •   Hajikami-toge (Kumanokodo Iseji)

    Hajikami-toge (Kumanokodo Iseji)

    The 147 meters high Hajikami-toge Pass is part of the historic Kumano kodo pilgrimage trails. The trail offers two scenic routes to the pass and visitors can appreciate a wonderful view of the Kumano Sea from when they reach the top.

    The historic Kumano kodo pilgrimage trails offer a diverse range of trekking experiences for all levels of hikers. The Hajikami-toge Pass near Kihoku Town is about 3.5 km long and takes most people...

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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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  • Shima Nature School

    Shima Nature School

    This is a place to interact with nature where adults and children can enjoy activities for those who love nature.

    Shima Nature School is based in Tomoyama Park. It faces Ago Bay, which has a distinctive coastline of the Rias coast that Mie is famous for. It offers a variety of outdoor activities to experience ...

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  • Geku-sando (lane leading to Geku)

    Geku-sando (lane leading to Geku)

    A section of the town with a mature atmosphere where you can browse fashionable shops.

    The passage of a 5 minute walk connecting Iseshi Station and Geku is quiet and has a reserved atmosphere unike the lively Monzenmachi of Naiku. There are many shops that have newly opened, and ther...

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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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  • 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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  • Gojouban Yashiki

    Gojouban Yashiki

    The descendants are living and preserving the samurai residence!? The residence of the samurai who guarded the castle.

    Only 10 minutes by Kintetsu's Express train from "Iseshi" Station, which is nearby to Ise Jingu Shrine! Matsusaka, which is the home of Matsusaka beef, is a perfect location to visit befo...

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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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  • Ise Jingu Geku (Toyo'uke-daijingu)

    Ise Jingu Geku (Toyo'uke-daijingu)

    "Oise-mairi" (pilgrimage to Ise Jingu Shrine) starts from "Geku". The god and guardian of three essentials of human life, namely cloth, food and shelter, are to be worshipped.

    Whereas Naiku of Ise Jingu is dedicated to Amaterasu-Omikami, Geku is dedicated to Toyo'uke-no-Omikami, who is believed to be the guardian of three essentials of human life, cloth, food and shelter...

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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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  • Okage Yokocho

    Okage Yokocho

    A town that developed near the gate of Ise Jingu Shrine. A district that is particularly popular and crowded.

    "Okage Yokocho" is in the middle of "Oharai-machi", a town that developed near the gate of Ise Jingu Shrine's Naiku. There are many little stalls like you see at fairs, and ev...

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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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  • Wadakin

    Wadakin

    As if the beef melts on your tongue. The restaurant is so famous that the name "Wadakin" is almost synonymous with Matsusaka beef.

    Wadakin is a top-notch restaurant established in the early Meiji era serving Matsusaka beef dishes. It is so famous that its name is almost synonymous with Matsusaka beef. Wadakin owns a large ranc...

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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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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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