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  • Matsusaka Cotton Hand Weaving Center
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    4.0
    2 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.

    「松阪もめん」という伝統文化を知らずに、松阪駅前のホテルに4泊したのですが、 松阪もめんって歴史が深く、奥ゆかしいんだな、と思わず感じる場所でした。 お土産で松坂もめんを使用した藍色の商品が勢ぞろいしていましたが、さすがに値が張ります。しかし、これくらい高値がついて当然と思える出来の良さでした。 施設の名前通り、予約すればここで機織りを体験できます。 母にこれを話したら、「楽しそう」と答えました...

  • Satoumi An (Ama Hut Experience)
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    5.0
    44 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.

    I went to Ama hut with my friend and we had so much fun talking with ama. Ama-san is very friendly and they told us their stories about how long they’ve been Ama divers and how they became. Also the...

  • 48 Falls of Akame, Birthplace of the Ninja
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    Mie Pref. Nabarishi Akamechou Nagasaka 862
    The 48 Falls of Akame Birthplace of the Ninja is 10 minutes by bus from Akameguchi Station on the Kintetsu Osaka Line. This ninja experience facility is located at the foot of the 48 Falls, selected as one Japan's best 100 waterfalls. Visitors can have fun learning about the Iga Ninja at the Akame Falls where the first Iga Ninja, Momochi Tamba, trained. Donning multicolored ninja suits, visitors can experience a bit of Iga-style Akame Ninja training like throwing a knife, climbing, walking on water or tightropes, and so on. The participants can receive a book of secret as the Iga Akame ninja certificate after finishing all the training. Children above four years old can participate, but children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 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!

  • Gokatsuraike Furusato Village
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    Mie Pref. Takiguntakichou Gokatsura 956
    This leisure complex five minutes by car from Seiwataki Interchange makes good use of Mie's rich natural environment. They have a family lodge that's perfect for enjoying the great outdoors. You can stay over, and if you want to have a barbecue, they'll provide all the gear you'll need. It's fun for everyone from kids to adults with fruit picking, a petting zoo, rental canoes, swan boats, and more. Dine on cuisine dished up by future chefs at Mago-no-Mise, the inspiration for the TV drama Kokosei Restaurant, run by students from Oka High School's cooking department.
  • Iga Kumihimo Kumi no Sato
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    4.0
    13 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.

    I went here a couple months ago and really enjoyed my experience here! I walked in and was immediately greeted by the nice ladies who worked there. Told them I wanted to make the bracelets that they...

  • Shinjyu no Sato Pearl Factory (Yamamoto Suisan Co., Ltd.)
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    Mie Pref. Shimashi Shimachoukoshika 1125-88
    This pearl farm is located in the birthplace of pearls, Ise Shima. It is operated by Yamamoto Suisan Co., Ltd., which has been in business for 60 years in Ago Bay. You can experience removing pearls by taking them out of pearl oysters, and then take them home as they are or make original accessories. In addition, it is possible to fry and barbecue the fresh ingredients right away from a pleasure boat that floats on the ocean, or enjoy all-you-can-eat oysters limited to one group per day on that the same pleasure boat from January to May.
  • Mieken Pearl
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Futamichoue 681-16
    This venerable shop has been specializing in pearl jewelry for over 60 years. The attached Pearl Museum displays films related to the pearl industry, and educates visitors on grading and understanding pearl varieties. They also offer a reservation-only pearl accessory making class. It's perfect for a short visit while sightseeing at Isejingu Shrine next door, or other nearby spots like the Meoto Iwa rocks.
  • Iga no Sato Mokumoku Tezukuri Farm
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    4.0
    123 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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 is an amazing place for kids, despite the 500 yen entrance fee pp. However, as an adult, there aint much to see or do. We went there in the morning, had lunch in the cafe, tried the famous...

  • Iga Ware Traditional Craft Center (Iga-yaki Dento Sangyo Kaikan)
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    ここは、伝統工芸品の伊賀焼の振興と後継者育成を図るための施設で、伊賀焼を展示販売すると同時に、パネル、ビデオ等で伊賀焼の歴史や昔の資料等を紹介していました。伊賀焼の陶芸体験も出来ます。月曜休館、200円でした。

  • Itsukinomiya Hall for Historical Experience
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    4.5
    8 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    斎宮歴史博物館から徒歩十分くらい。館内に入るとイメージキャラクターの「めぇめぇ」がお出迎え。平安装束の試着体験や、平安時代の遊び体験などができます。

  • Menard Aoyama Resort
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    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.

    メナード青山リゾート内の「ホテルシャンベール」1階にあるレストランで、日帰り温泉時に利用して「フレンチミニコース」をいただきました。 足元まで広がる大きな窓からは眼前に広大な芝生広場があって、周囲の木々を眺められ、明るく開放的でゆっくり食事を楽しめました。ミニコースであっても味は本格的でとても美味しいフレンチを堪能しました。 タイトル通りのレストランなのに口コミ数が少ないので、訪問はさらに4ヶ月前...

  • Meotoiwa Cafe
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Ise-shi Futamicho
  • Kaguranokama
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Asamachou 801-15
  • Ise Netuke Koku Tate
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Uejichou 1358-1

    伊勢神宮参拝帰りにふらって訪問しました。とにかくお土産が充実しており、彫刻したアクセサリー、おきものなどさまざまな商品が販売されていました。

  • Ukisatomura
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    Mie Pref. Matsusakashi Yunoharachou 1643-7
  • Keihogama
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    Mie Pref. Miegunkomonochou Chikusa 7072-1
  • Hirosawatokusaburo Work
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Prefecture Iga Uenonishi leading 3635-1
  • Minamiise Experience World
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    Mie Watarai-gun Minamiisecho Gokashoura 3917 Minamiisecho Civic Cultural Hall 1F
  • Taiken Workshop yumeraku Ikoinokan
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    Mie Pref. Takigunodaichou Kuridani 170-4

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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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