Life / Living / Hospital Spots in Mie Area

  • Mie Kodomo no Shiro
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Matsusakashi Tachinochou 1291 Inside Chubu-kai Sports Park
    A large children's play facility located in Chubudai Park, Matsusaka City, Mie Prefecture. Facilities include a play land with a climbing wall and slides; art and science space where children can make crafts and conduct science experiments; hall for events and theater productions; stage space; and planetarium. The facility also holds events like lectures by scientists and Bon festival dances, and there's a light meal corner, making it easy for visitors to enjoy a whole, fun-filled day here.

    プラネタリウムや夜のコンサートなどもあり、季節ごとの催しなども魅力的。 子供と一緒に楽しめます。ボルダリングも」楽しい

  • Ise Kikuichi
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Honmachi 18-18
    This longstanding cutlery shop opened in 1907 and is about a three-minute walk up the approach to Geku, Ise-jingu Shrine from Iseshi Station. It was renovated in 2011 to make it a tourist-friendly gathering spot. There’re general-purpose kitchen knives, small knives, eel-cutting knives, and more, as well as scissors, nail clippers, and other household goods. They also sell original magatama (curved beads) accessories, folklore calendars, and other Ise souvenirs.

    伊勢市駅から外宮へつながる外宮参道の真ん中ぐらいにあります。刃物屋さんです。爪切りも販売されていました。

  • ichishina Naiku-mae Branch
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    4.0
    8 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujimazaikechou 18
    This small general store is in Oharai Town near Naiku, Ise-jingu Shrine in Ise City, Mie Prefecture. You’ll find traditional Ise cotton and goods that use various Ise motifs, with many original items featuring simple designs you’ll never tire of. From “Banko ware” (unglazed porcelain) to highly absorbent and quick-drying Ise cotton handkerchiefs, and masking tapes with Ise spiny lobsters or torii gate designs, these Ise-themed items make fashionable souvenirs.

    おかげ横丁にいい感じの雑貨屋さんがあったので入ってみました。 伊勢木綿のてぬぐいやハンカチ、食器やバック、かわいらしい小物がきちんと整頓して並べられていました。 以前から伊勢木綿が気に入っていたのでハンカチを購入しました。 機会があればまた訪れたいお店です。

  • Used Bookshop Poran
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Kawasaki 2-13-18
    This old bookstore is in Kawasaki of Ise City, Mie Prefecture, an area with many old-fashioned homes and warehouses. It was renovated from a traditional house over 200 years old. The cute cats roam about the shop, which is packed with old books hand-selected by the owner. There’s everything from local history books to shinto-specialized books. You can also find paperbacks, art books, comics, picture books, records, and works from a number of genres. You may even discover a rare text that is hard to find nowadays.

    宿からすぐ近くだったので行ってみました。本屋さんですが6匹猫がいます。うち1匹は、「名古屋古本案内」の本の表紙にもなった、可愛い猫です。オーナーさんはレコードの元問屋さんで、レコードもクラシックからポップまで多数あります。また、古本もジャンル幅広くそろっていますし、英語もしくは外国語の絵本もたくさんありました。店内は地元・河崎のおもしろい人の日記の展示もありました。店主のおじさんは、歴史好きで話が...

  • Kimono Rental Yumekomachi (Ise Shop)
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 96-10
    This kimono rental shop is located in Ise Naikumae's Oharai-machi. Close to Ise Jingu Shrine and Okage Yokocho, it's in a convenient spot for those who want to visit the shrine and walk about Ise in a kimono. They offer a variety of traditional Japanese clothing, including homongi semi-formal and long-sleeved furisode kimono, designer kimono done up to suit individual tastes, kimono with cute patterns, and yukata cotton robes. Reservations aren't required to take advantage of their Premium Plan with new models and patterns to choose from, their affordable Nadeshiko Plan, and more. They'll hold your baggage for free (take your valuable with you) and returning the kimono the next day doesn't incur additional fees.
  • Iseji Saien
    Shopping
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 150-6
    This gardening store whose focus is on seasonal flowers, Japanese flowers and tea blossoms is located west of Okage Yokocho, a one-minute walk from the JinguKaikan-maebus stop, approximately 20 minutes by bus from either Ujiyamada Station or Iseshi Station. Japanese flowers bloom all year round in this 330-square-meter gardening store, which displays the beauty of classical plants for all to see with plants such as the three classical flowers of Ise - Ise chrysanthemum, Ise fringed pinks and Ise iris, which came to be cultivated thanks to the horticultural culture that began in the Edo period. The store also holds experience classes each season, such as painting Manekineko and Ise's traditional Yo-Yo toys, and Yoseue group planting classes.
  • Dive Station 35
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    Mie Pref. Shimashi Agochoukou 1164-136
    Diving Station 35, a diving service and school, enables customers to enjoy diving of the coasts of Koka and Iseshima. Whether customers are licensed divers or complete beginners, there are ways to enjoy diving at any level. Children may join in these experiences if they are in fourth grade or above in elementary school and are at least 140centimeters tall. The diving school actually takes pupils into the sea, so they are required to pass an internet-based test first. They can also apply for the international diving license CMAS for a separate fee. All instruction is by reservation only. Diving gear is available to rent. Diving Station 35 is able to provide instruction in Japanese Sign Language.
  • Aristo Divers (Kashikojima Main Shop)
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    Mie Pref. Shimashi Agochoushinmei 1001-17
    This diving service and shop is located inside Ise-Shima National Park. You can experience the beautiful and rich sea of Ise Shima through diving. In addition to sales of diving equipment, they also plan fan diving boat tours for divers. There are also many services such as scuba diving and diving courses for beginners. With hot shower rooms and washrooms, you can experience diving throughout the year.
  • Kholomo Ise Momen Usui Shokufu
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Honmachi 6-4 Shaleosaki 1F
    This shop handles goods made from Ise cotton. Traditional cotton products in Ise have been made since the Edo period (1603-1868). Currently, only Usui Shokufu is producing it. Soft and difficult to wrinkle, it has excellent breathability and moisture retention. At this shop, they produce and sell products perfect as souvenirs or everyday use such as pouches, bags, sacoche saddlebags and hand towels that are made using Ise cotton woven with soft hues.
  • Fujioka Kumihimo Store
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    Mie Pref. Igashi Uenonouninmachi 422
    This obijime (sash cord) store, established in the beginning of the Showa period (1926-1989), sells traditional Iga Kumihimo made one by one with the hands of skilled craftspeople. Work tables called takadai are used to make the cords are most elaborate and can braid elegant cords. For that reason, they can be tightened comfortably and are durable, and are characterized by their displays of complex patterns such as spiders and faces. The store is located right outside the exit of the Iga Line's Hirokoji Station. It is characterized for being in a charming bungalow that is a renovated mid-Edo period (1603-1868) house. There is also a gallery for Japanese kimono accessories inside the shop, and they hold demonstrations of obijime being made on the takadai.
  • Shirochidori
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Fukiage 1-4-7 Adachi Building 1F
    This art and miscellaneous goods shop is located on a side street of the approach to the outer shrine, and is approximately a two-minute walk from JR Iseshi Station. They sell everyday items including bags and letter sets using Ise Japanese paper that is also used for charms at Ise Jingu Shrine, and Japanese accessories that go with kimono such as fans and hand towels. It has many products with standout colors, and the interior leaves a gorgeous impression. In addition, the storefront gallery introduces original works by creators and designers active in Ise City. You can easily get your hands on glasswork, jewelry or other small pieces of art to color your life.
  • Domi
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Iga-shi Ueno Marunouchi 117 Uenokoen Uchi
    This Iga ware shop is located in Ueno Park, a bustling center of tourism in Iga City's Ueno district. Since it opened in 1958, the shop has continued to display and sell tea utensils, flower vases, jars, and other traditional Iga ware pieces. The shop's products, created by local husband and wife potters Akira and Akemi Tanimoto, fit the hand nicely and customers rave their wares can not only be used in the tea ceremony but also blend in perfectly when used as everyday tableware. The shop has a modern atmosphere and also holds seasonal donabe earthenware pot exhibition and special exhibition sales.
  • Jingu Bunko
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    Mie Ise-shi Kodakushimotocho 1711
    The history of this library dates back to the Nara period text hall in the Naiku inner shrine area of the Ise Jingu shrine. The largest storehouse of Shinto texts in Japan, the library's collection of some 310 thousand volumes includes texts on research into Japanese culture and traditions, Shinto, literature, and history. The library has been used to store the records and texts once kept in the text hall and reliquary in the Naiku and Geku inner and outer shrine areas, and for research by Shinto priests interested in ancient rites. Emphasizing the permanent preservation and storage of its texts, viewing restrictions have been placed on many of the items in the library based on their condition and classifications such as rarity or value. The current library building was built in 1925. The library has an office and a reading room where Japanese and Western texts can be viewed.
  • Kaguranokama
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Ise-shi Asamacho 801-15
    "This pottery studio stands at the foot of Mt. Asama, about which in ancient times it was said that ""a pilgrimage to Ise without visiting Asama is only half a pilgrimage."" Surrounded by abundant natural beauty, the studio makes chawan bowls, yunomi teacups, flower vases, mugs, and other pottery items which easily integrate into everyday life. The studio also conducts pottery making activities every Saturday and Sunday in which participants can receive courteous instruction while creating their very own, one-of-a-kind pottery piece. You can borrow all the tools and equipment you need and the studio will send pieces C.O.D. after they have been fired."
  • Kameyama Candle House Kameyama Store
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    Mie Kameyama-shi Nomura 4-1-10
    This candle store stands on National Route 565 in 4-Chome Nomura, Kameyama City. The store is owned and operated by Kameyama, a company which makes tea lights and other candles and which boasts the top candle market share in the country. The store sells the company's own high-quality candles, products from international candle companies, and Enkinddle LED candles which use no flame.
  • Sato Yoshokujo
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Mie Shima-shi Isobecho Matoya 889
    This oyster farm is located in Matoya, Isobe-cho, Shima City. The farm's oysters, raised in the plankton-rich waters of Matoya Bay, are plump as well as highly sweet and flavorful. These oysters are also highly safe thanks to a patented purification technology and are famously known as high quality Matoya oysters perfect for eating raw.

    幼少時、牡蠣は臭くて食えませんでした。長じてなぜか生牡蠣は食えるようになり、最近はあらゆる調理法を受け付けるようになりました。養殖技術の進歩なのでしょうが、生食に適うよう牡蠣の浄化法をあみ出したのはこちらの創業者です。「的矢かき」は全国の飲食店で見かけますが、的矢湾の牡蠣、ではなく、当養殖場で生産された牡蠣のブランドです。濃厚でありながら臭みがなく、北海道の厚岸と並んで好ましい牡蠣のひとつだと思い...

  • Matsusaka City Office Industry Bunka Station Bunka Bureau Matsusaka Akindo no Kan
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    4.0
    41 Reviews
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    Mie Matsusaka-shi Honmachi 2195

    This grand merchant house was the home of Ozu family, one of richest merchants in Edo period. You could feel it too small and humble for a richest man though, that is a beautiful traditional style...

  • Hamaguri Plaza
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    3.5
    25 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Kuwanashi Akasuka 86-21

    桑名城跡地の近くの川沿いにあるはまぐり漁の歴史がある資料館です。隣には食堂はまかぜがあって名物が食べれます。はまぐりはちょっと高いけど美味しかったです。

  • Marina Kawage
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
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    Mie Tsu-shi Kawagecho Higashichisato 854-3

    伊勢湾に面しているマリーナです。観光スポットではありませんが、素敵なプレジャーボートが係留されているのを見ているだけで、心が和みます。

  • Mie Prefectural Ueno High School
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    3.5
    12 Reviews
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    Mie Iga-shi Ueno Marunouchi 107

    伝統ある校舎が現存しています。学校内にあり、日頃も使われているので、観光客が無断で立ち入ることは避けたほうが良いです。なおお、同じように伝統校舎は、松阪工業高校にも現存しています。

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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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