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Leisure / Outdoors Spots in Mie Area

  • Nabana no Sato
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Kuwanashi Nagashimachoukomae Lacquer field 270
    This theme park of flowers, greenery and food is where you can see various kinds of plants in each area, which are also sold at the adjacent flower market. The park has Japan’s largest greenhouse “Begonia Garden.” It has hundreds of varieties of flowers including large-flowered begonias that can be enjoyed at any time regardless of the season. In addition, there are shops that offer special products and even a bread and cake studio. You can have your fill of local beer faithful to German taste from the ingredients dawn to the preparation in the beer garden. There is also a daytrip hot spring facility as a rest space.

    花ひろばにある、食べ物やさん。簡単なアイス、ジュース、たこ焼き、カキ氷くらいです。味も特出する物はありません。 お母さんは、花、苗を買っているあいだ、お父さんや子供が待っている間にというかんじです。花が多いので、香りが漂ってくるときもあります。

  • Nagashima Spa Land
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    4.5
    562 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Kuwanashi Nagashimachourayasu 333
    This amusement park is located in Nagashima Resort. The thrilling “Steel Dragon 2000” has the world’s longest track length at 2,479 meters. The park is full of attractions where you can enjoy speed and thrills, including Japan’s first 4D spin coaster “Arashi.” In addition, there is a large Ferris wheel, and Kids Town also has many attractions for children. There is a jumbo seawater pool in the summer where you can enjoy the world’s largest water slide. They also hold a large number of events.

    Planning for a relax place with young children. This is the place I recommend in Nagoya. Hot Spring .. Superb!!! You will Like it, thry got these different hot springs to soak in. Next to hotel...

  • Toba Aquarium
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Tobashi Toba 3-3-6
    Located in Toba City, this is Japan’s largest aquarium. Appropriate of its catch phrase “Japan’s largest number of species bred” the aquarium is home to approximately 1,200 species of animals. The aquarium has 12 zones that come close to natural environments, and one characteristic is that there is no prescribed viewing route. The aquarium has Japan’s only dugong, a sea creature which served as a model for the mermaid legends, and along with the manatees is a popular animal to see. Moreover, the museum not only features aquatic animals but also displays animals that live close to water such as capybara. The humorous show featuring sea lions and walruses is a must-see.
  • Suzuka Circuit
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Suzukashi Inouchou 7992
    Japan’s first leisure and amusement facility equipped with an international racing course. Races such as the F1 Japanese Grand Prix and Suzuka 8 Hours are held here. The facility is divided into three areas—a hotel area, amusement park area (Motopia), and motor sports area. The Suzuka Circuit Hotel offers wedding plans. There’s even a plan where you can enjoy a wedding parade down the Suzuka Circuit racing course. Suzuka Circuit also holds motorcycle and car classes on the racing course that parents and children can take together as well as a variety of other experiences you’ll find offered no place else.
  • Shima Spain Village
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    Mie Pref. Shimashi Isobechousakazaki
    This is a mixed-use resort facility in Shima City, comprised of three facilities including the main Parque Espana theme park, Hotel Shima Spain Mura and the natural onsen Himawari-no-Yu. Parque Espana features a beautiful Spanish village, and includes not only a flamenco show and a Spanish restaurant, but also many different attractions. Himawari-no-Yu is known for its rotemburo (open-air bath) overlooking the ocean and is a popular spot to ease the day’s fatigue while gazing out at the setting sun.
  • Ueno Park
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    Mie Pref. Igashi Uenomarunouchi 122-1
    This castle ruin park stretches in front of the Iga Line's Uenoshi Station. A characteristic of the symbolic Iga Ueno Castle is the high stone wall built by Todo Takatora, a military commander in the Warring States period. It is also called Hakuho Castle (white firebird castle) because of the beauty of the white, three-tiered castle. There are an array of facilities in the park overflowing with history such as the Iga-ryu Ninja Yashiki (Iga style ninja mansion) with surprise twists and secret doors, the Haiseiden (Matsuo Basho Memorial) that is modeled after Basho's traditional Japanese travel outfit, and the Basho Memorial Museum. Especially at the ninja mansion, they demonstrate Iga-style ninja techniques, and everyone from history fans to children can enjoy themselves. In addition, there are many different flowers that bloom throughout the year, and it is especially famous as a place to view cherry blossoms. It is visited by many cherry blossom viewers in April.
  • Ise Sea Paradise
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Futamichoue 580
    An aquarium built around the idea of “zero” distance and shaking hands with animals. The aquarium holds frequent events where visitors can meet and touch sea animals like sea lions and spotted seals. During “walrus walk time,” you can take a commemorative photo with a walrus up close. The aquarium is divided into categories like a fish hall, marine mammal plaza, and sea lion hall. There’s also a rest area and shop where you can buy original merchandise.
  • Nagoya Anpanman Children’s Museum
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    3.5
    12 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Kuwanashi Nagashimachourayasu 108-4
    This is a theme park connected to Nagashima Spa Land where you can experience the world of Anpanman yourself. Inside, you’ll find an adorable building-block themed Ferris wheel, “Gokkotown” pretend town where children can try working at all kinds of shops, and more. The Yanase Takashi Theater features a miniature theater to see Anpanman shows and screenings, and Batako-san no Tezukuri House offers craft supplies and more. The shops and restaurants also feature unique decorations, and the restaurants feature several facilities to delight children and parents alike.

    樂園很可愛,裡面商品也很多樣! 也有適合幼兒遊玩的小設施! 不過假日人潮真的很多,吃飯購物結帳都需要花點時間排隊!

  • Ise-Shima National Park
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    Ise city Mie prefecture, Toba city, Shima city, Minamiosesecho county county
    This is a vast national park boasting an area of ​​about 60,000 hectares spreading across the Shima Peninsula, Mie Prefecture. There are many places to see such as Ise Jingu Shrine, with a history of approximately 2,000 years and is a place of worship, a managed forest grown to supply building material for the shrine from 1,300 years ago, the rias coastline of Shima Peninsula, Mt. Asama, Toba and the Yokoyama Observatory etc. The Yokoyama Visitor Center in the area displays the natural environment of Ise-Shima National Park and brochures in various languages are provided.
  • Nagashima Resort
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Kuwanashi Nagashimachourayasu 333
    This resort complex facility has lodging facilities, an outlet mall and amusement park. There are many transportation options, and even buses that go there straight from Nagoya and Kuwana stations. Many deals for overnight and daytrip plans are available. It has daytrip hot spring facilities and Japan’s largest natural open-air bath. In addition, they operate a jumbo seawater pool in the summer. The resort is like an amusement park with lots of events that can be enjoyed by everyone from children to adults.
  • Inabe City Nogyokoen
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    4.5
    34 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Inabeshi Fujiwarachoukanae 3071
    The park is comprised of two main areas. The first is the environment and welfare plaza. Here you’ll find a park golf course, play equipment, and a tree peony garden. A tree peony festival is held here around mid-April. The other area is the Ume Park. This area hosts one of the largest ume (Japanese apricot) gardens in the Tokai area, as well as a blueberry garden. An ume festival is held here around mid-February. Special events are also held at the park during which it bustles with visitors. It depends on the ripeness of the ume, but in general around early June you can also try picking ume in the park.

    3月24日(土)に行きました。いろいろな色の梅がきれいに咲いていて、ちょうどタイミング良く見頃でした。 土曜日でしたが、そんなに人も多くなくて、ゆったり見て回ることができました。 一段低いところに梅園が広がっているので、上から全体が見渡せるのが良いですね。

  • Ninja Kingdom Ise
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Ise-shi Futamicho Mitsu 1201-1
    This historical theme park features a full-scale reproduction of Azuchi Castle. Make sure to try the popular Ninja Forest Adventure, a 1000 meter-long tree trekking course that participants can tackle while wearing a ninja outfit! Passports include access to a variety of attractions including intense ninja shows, oiran theater performances, and great hot springs to relax at. Don’t forget to take photos with the ninjas and Nyan-mage!
  • Shima Marineland
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Shimashi Agochoushinmei 723-1 (Kashikojima)
    An aquarium where visitors can watch animals being fed by ama female divers. The aquarium’s most popular exhibit is its ocean sunfish, which are over three meters in length and weigh several tons. The facility’s largest exhibit, a large, curving tank, contains some 2,500 fish consisting of 50 species, including sharks and Japanese amberjack. The aquarium also has freshwater and rare fish exhibits, including designated Natural Monuments like nekogigi catfish and ayumodoki kissing loaches. The facility also holds special, reservation-only events where participants can view the backstage areas of the aquarium. The aquarium shop sells original merchandise. The aquarium’s restaurant serves Ise-Shima specialties.
  • Ouchiyama Zoo
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Wataraiguntaikichou Ouchiyama 530-4
    A zoo where everything from lions to carps live in an area surrounded by natural woodland. Opened in 1973, this extremely rare zoo is operated privately. The zoo cares for injured animals and animals which had no place elsewhere to go after the original zoo they were kept at closed. Visitors can also take commemorative pictures with and feed a variety of animals, such as hamadryas baboons.
  • Goza-shirahama Beach
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Shimashi Shimachougoza
    A shallow and calm white sand beach. In summer, the beach area is dotted with lovely parasols. The beach is located inside Ise-Shima National Park. Goza-shirahama Beach has been as one of the 100 most enjoyable beaches in the country, as well as one of Japan’s top 88 beaches. Each of the clubhouses operating at the beach has shower and changing facilities. There is also a motor home camp ground and clubhouse nearby.
  • World Heritage Site Onigajo (Onigajo Center)
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    Mie Kumano-shi Kinomotocho 1835-7
    Onigajo, meaning “the Ogre’s Castle,” is a picturesque coastal area which has been selected as one of the 100 most beautiful in Japan. Legend has it that in the early Heian period, a pirate named Tagamaru, who was so fearsome he was thought to be an ogre, made his fortress here. It is said that Sakanoue no Tamuramaro later defeated the pirate. The area was designated a National Natural Monument in 1935 and registered as part of the Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range World Heritage site in 2004. The nearby Onigahara Center commercial facility has restaurants, travel information, and a shop selling local specialties.
  • Matsusaka Agricultural Park Bell Farm
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    4.0
    51 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Matsusakashi Isederachou 551-3
    You can enjoy the various appearances of flowering trees throughout the year, and purchase fruits and vegetables grown through the hard work of local producers in Matsusaka. The five restaurants each have their own specialties, so you can choose according to the purpose and your mood. In addition, you can also participate in various experiential classes. (advance reservation required) It is located two minutes by car from the Isewangan Expressway Matsusaka Interchange.

    Bell Farm consists of a beautiful rose-garden, several public greenhouses, a farmers market, both indoor and out (the outdoor one is on weekends and holidays, and is weather-dependent), a restaurant...

  • Contemporary Art Museum ISE
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Wataraigunminamisechou Gokashoura Baba 102 - 8
    An art museum which displays and holds events focusing on modern art located in Ise-Shima National Park overlooking Gokasho Bay. In the soothing café on the first floor, you can enjoy views of quiet Gokasho Bay and the surrounding greenery. The museum’s sculpture area includes in- and outdoor displays.

    上品でとっても良い雰囲気の美術館です。 天気の良い日は是非お茶も。 オーシャンフロントの美術館です。 道中一部狭い道かあり、現在拡幅中です。

  • Okage-za Shinwa no Yakata
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    4.0
    51 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 52 (Okage Yokochi inside)
    A place where you can experience a mythical world with videos and Japanese paper dolls, this facility is like Isenosato where Amaterasu Omikami is enshrined. It explains in an easy-to-understand way everything from the birth of Japan before time began to the descendants of the gods. It is located approximately five minutes by car from the Isewangan Expressway Ise-Nishi Interchange.

    散策に疲れたら一休みにちょうどいいです。 アニメと解説の内容は人によっては「知ってるよ」という内容かもしれませんが、伊勢を訪れた機会にもう一度ゆっくり見てみるのもいいと思います。 見終わった後外に出ようとすると、入口と出口が別の場所で一瞬迷子になります。

  • Former Ozu Seizaemon Residence
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    4.0
    38 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Matsusaka-shi Honmachi 2195
    Counted among the many wealthy merchants in Matsusaka with stores in Edo, along with Mitsui, Hasegawa and Nagai the high-ranking Ozu family served the Kishu clan as financiers in 1755. Inside the Matsusaka Merchant Museum which opened up as a museum in the former residence of Seizaemon Ozu, there is a man-ryo-bako (literally, a box to store 10,000 ryo) rather than the sen-ryo-bako (literally, a box to store 1,000 ryo) and gives one a sense of the influence of the wealthy Ise merchants who had a shop in Edo.

    紙や木綿を扱っていた豪商の邸宅が保存展示されており、入館料は200円です。倹約を心掛けていた商人の屋敷なので派手さはありませんが、大きな屋敷なので、往時の隆盛を偲ぶことができます。

Mie Main Areas

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Spread across the eastern side of the Kii Peninsula, Mie prefecture boasts hundreds of kilometers of pretty coastline comprising the oyster-rich Toba city and Shima National Park all the way down to Kumano, a city that marks the beginning of part of the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage, which runs into neighboring Wakayama prefecture. However, Mie is best known for the Ise Jingu Shinto shrine inland, one of the oldest and largest shrines in the country.

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