Place famous for cherry blossoms Spots in Mie Area

  • Ueno Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    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.
  • Miya River Banks
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Nakajima ・ Miyakawa town grounds (near Shidobashi) Miyagawa Boden Park
    "Miyagawa Tsutsumi Park runs along the Miyagawa River, northwest of Isejingu Shrine. It was wide lawns, and is famous for the 1,000 or so Yoshino cherry trees planted along the river, creating the so-called ""1000 trees in a glimpse"" sight. The park is filled with cherry blossom viewing revelers every year from March through April, during the full-bloom season, and there are food stalls and night-time illumination to enjoy, as well. It is also a designated prefectural place of scenic beauty."
  • Nabari Central Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Nabarishi Natsumi 2812
    This general park is in Nabari City, Mie Prefecture. It has a wide variety of facilities, including a stadium, multi-purpose ground, observation deck, and children's playground. It's also famous for cherry blossoms, with approximately 760 Yoshino cherry trees lining the road in full bloom during the season. Every April they host the Nabari cherry blossom festival, and the grounds are filled with cherry blossom viewing partiers.
  • Mitake no Sakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Tsushi Misugichoumitake
    Located an approximately 60-minute drive from Hisai Interchange on the Ise Expressway, or alternatively, an approximately 70-minute drive from Ueno Interchange on the Meihan Expressway. From National Route 368, rows of cherry trees stand alongside the road approaching the mountain entrance of Shinpukuin Temple, an ancient temple which sits above Mitake Village. It has been sung of in Mago-uta songs for generations, and has also been chosen as one of the Japan Top 100 Sakura Viewing Sites as a place of scenic beauty. During the cherry blossom viewing season, an approximately 1. 5-kilometer road is adorned by the old 500 hill cherry trees. The Cherry Blossom Festival takes place in April, and visitors can enjoy the night-time illuminations.
  • Cherry Trees Along the Jushigawa River
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Yokkaichi-shi Tomida 4
    This famous destination for viewing cherry blossoms on the Jushigawa River is near Kintetsu Railway Tomita Station in Tomita, Yokkaichi City. Some 800 cherry trees grow along both banks of the river for approximately 1.2 kilometers. The Jushigawa River Cherry Blossom Festival is held in line with the trees blooming in spring, and during this time special events are implemented such as lighting up the trees at night.
  • Shirako Fudanzakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Suzuka-shi Jike 3-2-12
    "This cherry tree is located on the grounds of the Koyasu Kannon-ji Temple in 3-Chome Jike, Suzuka City. ""Fudanzakura"" literally translates to ""Unceasing Cherry Tree,"" a name the tree has been known by since ancient times because it continues to bloom, albeit sparsely, throughout the year excluding midsummer. It also retains its leaves throughout the year and, according to legend, its insect-eaten leaves inspired the creation of Ise katagami stencil paper. The tree has been designated a National Natural Monument."
  • Ishiyakushi no Kaba Sakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Suzuka-shi Ishiyakushicho 40 Chinai
  • Yunoyamaonsen Machi no Sakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Mie-gun Komonocho Komono
  • Ise Ueno Castle Ruins (Honjoyama Youth Park)
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Tsu-shi Kawagecho Ueno 2640
  • Chotokuji Temple no Ryuo Sakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Tsu-shi Geinocho Ujii 107
  • Kuchisubo Dam
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Owase Minamiura

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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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