Experience / Training / Vehicle Spots in Mie Area

  • Gozaisho Ropeway
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    4.5
    102 Reviews
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    Mie Prefecture Mie Gun, Konno-machi Yunoyama Onsen
    A ropeway located a 10 minute walk from the Yunoyamaonsen bus stop on Mie Kotsu bus lines. From the ropeway's gondolas, riders can enjoy the seasonal scenery of Mt. Gozaisho, including rhododendrons and other flowers in spring, fall foliage in autumn, and frost covered trees in winter. Many unusual rock formations dot the mountain, as well as the tallest steel tower in Japan, and this variegated scenery ensures riders will be entertained from journey start to end. There's a mountaintop restaurant with a gorgeous view as well as a souvenir shop at the end. Events are also held at the top such as stamp rallies and birdwatching classes.

    The experience includes a cable car ride up to the mountain top and a chairlft down to a trekking area. We were only only able to take the cable car as the chairlift operation was suspended due to...

  • Satoumi An (Ama Hut Experience)
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    5.0
    77 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Shimashi Shimachoukoshika 2279
    This sightseeing facility located in Shima Town, Shima City, Mie Prefecture allows visitors to experience a moment inside an ama hut, a place where the ama (female divers) would warm up for diving or relax after their dives. You can sit around the hearth and enjoy local seafood while listening to tales of the sea shared by current working divers and former divers. In addition to seafood harvested in the nearby ocean such as Ise-ebi spiny lobster, abalone, and turban shellfish, visitors can also try Tekone Sushi which is a local specialty of the Shima region. Advance reservation is required and applications are accepted for three or more adults.

    On pictures looks better.xa0The food was unfortunately just ok. Staff amazing and welcoming. Very for tourist.

  • Iga no Sato Mokumoku Tezukuri Farm
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    4.5
    22 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Igashi Nishiyubune 3609
    A farm and tourist-oriented facility which only creates additive-free and low additive products based on the theme of combining healthiness and deliciousness. The farm’s spacious grounds are host to a brewery, café, hot spring bathhouse, and more. At the Ham & Weiner Senmonkan, you can watch ham and sausages being made through a glass window. Visitors can learn about food and farming through a variety of classes on hand making foods. At the educational farm area, children can milk cows and ride ponies. There’s also a restaurant which serves fresh vegetables and pork raised on-site.

    This spot serves local farm to table style buffet. I have to say this has to be one of the best buffet lunches I had in a long long while. Selection includes Japanese and western style of savory...

  • Iga Kumihimo Kumi no Sato
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Igashi Uenomarunouchi 116-2
    This store of traditional Iga braid-making is located on the eastern side of Iga Ueno Park. You can experience kumihimo braiding first-hand at the facility. If you make a reservation, it is possible to make either a key holder or bracelet. Using a marudai (round stand frame for making kumihimo), you will be able to make your own Iga kumihimo in about 20 to 30 minutes. On the second floor, there are historical materials that introduce traditional crafts that represent Mie Prefecture such as Iga-yaki ware and Ise-katagami (type of paper stencil for dyeing textiles). In addition, they also exhibit and sell original kumihimo goods including sashes for kimono, scarves, and dolls made from kumihimo.

    Was here Iga for a minimum conference so a visit to the museum was a must. Lovely space for someone not familiar with the craft of Japanese braiding. The gift shop has some lovely examples of...

  • Tado Green Farm
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    3.5
    15 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Kuwanashi Tadochoumizono 4132
    Tado Green Farm is an outdoor facility built around a fruit orchard in Tado-cho in the city of Kuwana, Mie Prefecture. Visitors can experience all kinds of harvests, depending on the season, whether it is picking strawberries, picking mandarin oranges, or digging for peanuts. Visitors who pick strawberries have the option of dipping them directly into a chocolate fountain and eating them. The spacious lawn is equipped with barbecue facilities, and visitors can purchase an empty-handed package deal, for which Tado Green Farm provides the food, or visit at night. There are many options to meet a wide variety of demands. The traditional-style sweet shop offers visitors desserts made with seasonal fruits.

    Dont miss, if you are strawberry lover. Time to pick fresh strawberry by your hand and eat its in the farm.

  • Itsukinomiya Hall for Historical Experience
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    4.5
    9 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Takigunmeiwachou Saiku 3046-25
    This facility a one-minute walk from Kintetsu Yamada Line's Saiku Station lets visitors experience the various aspects of Japan's Heian Period, including its culture, technologies, games, and more. You can take commemorative photographs wearing an authentic Heian Period ceremonial kimono, and they have plenty of settings for great shots. One of these is a palanquin you can get in like the ones that used to be reserved for the Emperor, Empress, and the shrine maidens of Ise Jingu Shrine. You can also get a feel for the Heian period with games that were popular back then like sugoroku board games, kemari (a sort of kick ball), and kaiawase (a shell matching game). Their exhibitions and activities change throughout the year according to the season, so there are lots of experiences you can only get there.

    いつきのみや歴史体験館を訪れました。入場無料の施設でした。綺麗な建物で、興しに乗ったり、色鮮やかな着物を羽織って記念撮影させてもらえます。貝合わせや昔の双六など、古代の遊びもできたり、無料で楽しめるので、有り難く、楽しいです。

  • Matsusaka Cotton Hand Weaving Center
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Matsusakashi Honmachi 2176 Matsusaka City Industry Promotion Center 1F
    The laws of Edo regulating the expenditures of the commoners notwithstanding, the Matsusaka Stripe was the pride and joy of the most fashionably dressed and admired. At Matsusaka Cotton Hand Weaving Center one can experience the depth of weaving while imagining the Edo period when all Matsusaka Cotton was hand-woven. There are two weaving courses available, one for the size needed to cover small accessories and the other for larger fabric about one meter in size, and it is possible to try these courses if one makes a reservation at least three days in advance. It is located approximately 15 minutes by car from Matsusaka IC on the Ise Expressway.

    松阪市産業振興センターの一階にある施設です。松阪もめんを使った品が多数販売されています。この近辺には昔ながらの街並みも残り、歴史地区でもあるので足を運ぶことをお奨めします。

  • Shorenjiko Tourist Village
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    4.5
    5 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Nabarishi Shourenji 976
    Shorenjiko Tourist Village is a vineyard in Shorenji in the city of Nabari, Mie Prefecture. No reservation is required to come and pick grapes, and visitors may eat as many grapes as they want with no time limit. People who use wheelchairs are welcome, and the vineyard even has barrier-free toilets. Visitors are free to bring food and beverages and spend the whole day relaxing on the grounds. Even when grapes are not in season, visitors can pick strawberries all year round and eat their fill.

    You can eat as many sweet and juicy strawberries! Strawberries are In season during January to May.

  • Iga Ware Traditional Craft Center (Iga-yaki Dento Sangyo Kaikan)
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Igashi Marubashira 169-2
    Iga Ware Traditional Craft Center in Iga City, Mie Prefecture is an interactive facility for Iga Ware. It features a beautiful vitreous bidoro (vitrified glass) glaze and has been designated as a traditional artifact. Iga Ware Traditional Craft Center, located in the Marubashira area, where there is a particular concentration of potteries in Iga, promotes Iga Ware and trains successors to the craft, holds exhibitions that include historical documents in addition to selling Iga Ware. You can also enjoy hands-on pottery activities such as pottery making using an electric potter’s wheel, hand forming pottery making as well as ceramic painting.

    信楽の産業会館は公園の中に有り、作品も沢山見る事が出来て良かったので、こちらも期待して伺いましたが、こじんまりした体験施設のようで、見学するような所ではなく残念でした。時間がある時に焼物作りを体験するには良いかも。近くの永谷園は賑わっていました。

  • Menard Aoyama Resort
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    Mie Pref. Igashi Kiryu 2356
    This resort facility is located in a part of the Murou Akame Aoyama National Park. The vast resort space spreads out over three million square meters centered on the Menard Aoyama Hotel. Its draw is the green landscape that covers Takayama Kogen at a height of 600 meters and the fresh air. You can get panoramic views of mother nature, relaxing everyone who visits. There is a hot spring and indoor heated pool in the facility, and there are also recreational facilities such as a golf course and experiential workshop. In addition, there are places to come into contact with nature such as an herb garden and firefly pond.
  • Kashikojima Espana Cruise
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    Mie Pref. Shimashi Agochoushinmei 752-11 (Kashikojima)
    The Kashikojima Espana Cruise is an approximately 50-minute sightseeing cruise of Ago Bay and while the beauty of the jagged coastline is certainly a highlight, the real drawcard is watching a demonstration of preparing cultured pearls. The actual preparation work takes place every year from May to June, but one can watch the pearl model workshop on the cruise throughout the year. It is approximately three minutes on foot from Kashikojima Station on the Kintetsu Shima Line.
  • Ama Hut Hachiman
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    Mie Pref. Tobashi Ousatsuchou 819
    At Amagoya Hachimankamado & Asari Beach, you can enjoy the luxuriant natural scenery and fresh seafood while learning about the real lifestyles and culture of Ama skin divers directly from veteran divers. Free shuttle bus service from Toba Station to the diver’s hut started in April of 2017 for those who have reserved one of the various sessions available.
  • Goriki Marine Village
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ominatochou 1125-10
    This marine leisure complex is in Ominato-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture. Their Fishing and Fun at the Sea plan lets you try out sea fishing for goby and Japanese whiting, exploring the seashore, and more according to the season. You can barbecue the fish you catch on the spot or prepare them tempura style. They also have a Farm Lunch plan that lets visitors dine on vegetables they've picked at the facility's farm prepared as salad or tempura style. There are programs that let you try the shio-zukuri and himono-zukuri preservation methods too.

    焼き牡蠣を食べに行きました。 お肉と野菜のバーベキューもセットだったので、焼き牡蠣のみの食べ放題よりも牡蠣が進みます! カキフライは自分達で殻から割って作らなくてはいけませんが、 殻の割方から親切に教えてくれます。 手作りのお塩を食べさせてくれたり、 子供達は樽小屋?の中で遊んだり、 とても楽しい時間が過ごせました。 また行きたいです!

  • Miyagawa Dam Lake Pleasure Boat
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    Mie Pref. Takigunodaichou Osugi
    This sightseeing boat operates on Miyagawa Dam Lake in Odai Town, Taki County. Two types of services are available: a ferry to the climbing trails and a Miyagawa Dam Lake cruise. Passengers can enjoy the natural scenery of Osugidani Gorge, which is counted as one the three great gorges of Japan alongside Toyama's Kurobe Gorge and Niigata's Kiyotsu Gorge. The boat also offers convenient access to the trailhead of the Osugidani Trail. Weekday services require a reservation made at least three days in advance for a group of at least four passengers.
  • Mie Kenmin no Mori
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    Mie Pref. Miegunkomonochou Chikusa 7181-3
    Approximately 30 minutes by car from the Yokkaichi interchange of the Higashi-meihan Expressway, this lush green-forested park lies at the foot of the Mt. Shakagadake of the Suzuka range, just west of Komono Town. In this expansive wooded forest one can take in all that the woods have to offer through nature exploration, bird watching, and other activities in all four seasons. The adventure woods are highly popular with kids where they can enjoy the speed rush from the exhilarating Tarzan rope and test their skills on the ninja crab-walk wall crossing, and other obstacle course challenges. There are many activities that can be enjoyed as a family such as plant and tree dyeing, and sawing logs together with a large two-person saw.
  • Aisei Berry Farm
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Yokkaichishi Kaigechou Flower stand 2218
    This tourist farm offers strawberry picking from late December through May, and has varieties like Akihime and Benihoppe. The greenhouses have wide walkways and elevated growing shelves for easier picking that even children can enjoy. They also have a rest station and a mini-cafe. From June through August they have blueberry picking, and a pool facility for children and adults.
  • Happy Farm
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Matsusakashi Isederachou 595-1
    This is the first tourist fruit farm with strawberry picking built in the prefecture. It is among the largest by area in Japan, and they offer delectable Akihime strawberries raised with mineral-rich water from beneath the lush forests. They also sell strawberry jam made with berries picked here. There is parking for 100 cars, so it's also perfect for group tours. Open every year from December through May.
  • Inabe City Nogyokoen
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    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.
  • Isewan Ferry
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    Mie Pref. Tobashi Toba 3-1484-111
    A ferry which connects Toba, Mie Prefecture and Lake Irako in Aichi Prefecture in as little as 55 minutes. The Toba ferry terminal has a shop, rest area, and restaurant. The ferry is perfect for traveling to Ise-iingu Shrine and the Shima area. You can enjoy the ride while gazing at Toshijima, Kamishima, and other islands floating in Ise Bay.
  • Umi Hozuki
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    Mie Pref. Shimashi Hamajimachouhamajima 465-14
    Umi Hozuki is a tourist facility operated by the town of Hamajima in Shima City, Mie Prefecture, where visitors can have a go at beach combing and experience the life, culture and fishing industry of this fishing community. You can catch sea creatures like fish and starfish with your bare hands in the man-made seashore called Wanpakuiso where visitors can observe the rise and fall of the tides. Visitors can also have a go at making local dishes using Japanese spiny lobster and skipjack tuna. Other popular things to do include learning experiences related to the sea and making dried fish. There is so much to do here making it a great place for children and adults to learn and have fun.

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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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