Tourist spot and Event

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • "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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • We have been doing "Answer to Win! Mie Perk Smartphone Campaign" since 8th August 2019.

    Each time you answer a questionnaire on your smartphone at “Mie Travel Concierge”, you will get a perk on the spot.
    Each time you answer a questionnaire on your smartphone at “Mie Travel Information Office” or “Mie T...

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  • The 6 most attractive points of Mie are these!

    Local Gourmet, such as Matsusaka beef (Matsusaka Ushi), Ise-ebi (lobster), buffet-style restaurants of oyster all-you-can-eat, souvenirs such as Mikimoto Pearl known as the most high quality in the world, the superb v...

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  • Japanese Bliss: A Day in Kumano

    Kumano is a city in Southern Mie prefecture in the Higashi Kishu area that boasts a variety of attractions and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Within minutes, you are able to enjoy historic shrines, ancient pilgrimage ro...

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  • The Spiritual Majesty of Ise Jingu: It’s the soul of Japan.

    Ise Jingu is the most important Jingu in Japan. It’s here, among gigantic, old trees that Amaterasu-Omikami, the greatest of the kami(Shinto-deities), ancestor of the Imperial family, is permanently enshrined. It is a...

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  • Mie prefecture is home to some of the most famous Japanese sake breweries in Japan! Wakaebisu Brewery: Craft Sake Good Enough to be World Leaders

    Take a trip inside one of the most famous sake breweries in Japan! Wakaebis Brewery has more varieties than any other brewery in Japan and has served sake to world leaders during the G7 summit in Ise. Step inside a ...

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