Mie Prefecture offers a modern infrastructure for people who appreciate historical museums and fine arts. There are several places with thermal spring and scenic inns for relaxing. As well as being in contact with culture, the ancient temples will offer the peace of mind for those in a busy life.
For the families who want leisure and entertainment, several theme parks will offer unforgettable experiences and great memories.
In Mie Prefecturethere are famous divisions like Higashi Kishu, Ise-Shima, Chusei, Iga and Hokusei. In this video, we will present the special features on the regions.
Let’s have a better look in Mie Prefecture?
Higashi Kishu region has a stunning nature, where the beauty of the rivers and the mountains contrasts with rocky monuments on the seafront. In summer, the Kumano Hanabi Taikai attracts visitors from whole Japan.
The Kumano Kodo is located in this region and it is one of the World Heritage Sites. As well as the stunning beauty, there are ancient history about pilgrimage routes. A perfect place fora stroll and reflection.
In this region the attractive isconcentrated on the seafront, where the gastronomy is rich and eccentric. Tekone Zushi and Ise Udon are dishes very appreciated by tourists who visit the region.
Ise Jingu is composed by “Geku” and “Naiku” and is visited during all the year by many people. For sure, the walk around this temple will offer the visitor peace of mind.
In this region is located the capital of this prefecture, the city of Tsu. In this area there are inns with thermal spring, where you can relax and appreciate a beautiful view of the mountains.
The city of Tsu offers many cultural and historical museums with a modern infrastructure where all the family can enjoy all the day. In Tsu are located the “MieMu” (Mie Prefectural Museum), the”Mie Center for the Arts” and, in Meiwa town, there is the “Saiku Museum” (historical museum of Mie).
“Matsusaka Gyu” is one of the most award winning beef of the country, buyers from whole Japan come to this region to try out this delicacy.
Iga region is well known by ninjyutsu Iga-ryu and there is the “Iga-ryu Ninja Hakubsutukan” a museum where visitants can explore the history and also experience some techniques on this martial art. The museum is located on the spot of Iga Ueno Castle.
The nature on this region also attracts several tourists; the wellknown ones are the Akame 48 falls and the “Kouchi Dani” area that are famous for its autumn colorful leaves.
Covering the northern area of Mie, Hokusei offers many attractive like “Mount Gozaisho”, where the panoramic view is stunning all the year. The region’s industrial center of Yokkaichi city is well known by its beautiful night view.
As well as tourist attractions plenty of culture, this region also has a theme park where people from every age can enjoy. In the city of Suzuka there is the “Suzuka Circuit” where is held the international race of F1, where famous pilots marked their history. Also, there are the famous parks “Nagashima Spa Land” and “Nabana no Sato”.
Most of the places are accessible and there are plenty of materials translated in various languages, making easy for foreigners citizens, as well as tourists from abroad.
How about scheduling a tour through Mie’s stunning regions with friends or family for the weekend or vacation?
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