Souvenirs Spots in Mie Area

  • Iwatoya Main Shop
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    3.5
    48 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujimazaikechou 58
    This souvenir shop is just 30 seconds on foot from Ujihashi Bridge by Ise Jingu Shrine's Naiku (Inner Ise Shrine).They sell the local favorite Iwato mochi, ginger sugar, and more. Iwato mochi is associated with the auspicious events of the Iwato Kagura dance of Japanese mythology. A popular souvenir, it consists of koshian sweet bean paste made from the finest Hokkaido adzuki beans and light-flavored soft mochi rice cakes prepared with carefully selected glutinous rice and kinako soy flour. Their ginger candies are made by simmering ginger juice mixed with sugar and then pouring it into molds. They also have other flavors that include cinnamon, matcha green tea, and adzuki bean.

    おはらい町にある土産物店併設のレストランです。一階が土産物店です。お店は新しく綺麗で品揃え豊富、デパ地下のようでした。日持ちする岩戸餅とお芋の蒸しようかんをお土産に購入しました。

  • Yokkaichi City Bussan Tourist Hall
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    3.0
    23 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Yokkaichishi Yasujima 1-1-56
    This tourist center, located inside the Kintetsu Yokkaichi Station exhibits and sells local products. It has a wealth of express bus and accommodation brochures and sightseeing information. The center serves as a rest area, and customers can drink Kabuse tea produced in Suizawa Districtfrom its Banko ware cups. It also exhibits and sells specialty products of Yokkaichi City, such as Hinaga Uchiwa fans and Nagamochi rice cakes. Other products include items relating to the Konyudo-kun mascot character. There are also bicycles available for rent, making the center a convenient base for sightseeing.

    観光案内所と併設された施設。四日市のお土産を何にするかの参考にしたいと思って寄ってみました。やっぱり、これなら長もちの笹屋かな。お勧めです。

  • Kokekokko Republic Mountain Station Yottetei
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Takiguntakichou Nyu 4409
    Located approximately a five-minute drive from the Ise Expressway Seiwataki Interchange, this is the antenna shop of Kokekokko Republic, which has a large chicken signboard as its marker. Reasonably priced because it is a direct sales store, you can purchase and eat safe and fresh cage-free fertilized eggs and chicken meat. In addition to their famous tamago-kake gohan (raw egg over rice bowl) with all-you-can-eat eggs, their set with locally-raised chicken also gets good reviews. They also sell handmade cream puffs, pudding and castella sponge cake using plenty of cage-free fertilized eggs.

    卵食べ放題の卵がけご飯だけなら行かなかったのですが、平日限定の鳥焼肉¥550につられてやってきました。高速道路を見下ろす丘の上、中は煙でもうもうと。「とても硬い」と書かれた親鳥の焼肉はやはり硬く、噛みしめると味があります。味噌だれは好みとは違うので、次回は雛鳥を塩胡椒で食べて見たいです。もちろん、生卵を追加で卵かけご飯にしましたよ。こちらは絶品でした。

  • Matsusaka Koryu Bussankan
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    3.5
    16 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Matsusakashi Kyoumachi 301
    This store is adjacent to JR Matsusaka Station. It is known for its wide range of products ranging from food to accessories. They sell Matsusaka beef that they'll ship regionally, famous Matsusaka sweets, local cotton, marine products, and merchandise featuring a local character known as Chachamo. For a shop of its size, it has plenty to choose from and is perfect for your Mie and Matsusaka souvenir shopping. Lots of visitors stop by while waiting for the train, and the parking lot in front of the station makes it easy if you're coming by car.

    This shop is next to Matsusaka station and very close to information center. I stopped by here to buy local specialties like Matsusaka beef. I was told only Singaporean can get and bring back 5 kg...

  • Wakamatsuya (Gekumae Shop)
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Honmachi 13-6
    This veteran shop specializing in Ise kamaboko is about five minutes on foot from JR and Kintetsu Ise City Station. Their high-grade kamaboko produced by skilled craftsmen could never be made by a machine. The most popular variety is Ise hiryozu, a filling fried fish cake incorporating nine healthy ingredients including Ise hijiki that's delicately simmered for about 15 minutes in rice oil. Their Cheese Sticks, satsuma-age kamaboko with piping hot cheese, has long been a best seller with customers of all ages.

    外宮参拝後、内宮へ移動前に一息。揚げたての丸い「ひりょうず」は具材たっぷりでオススメ、とっても美味しいので絶対食べてください!!

  • Ise Kadoya Beer (Geku-mae Store)
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    3.5
    20 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Honmachi 13-6
    Ise Kadoya is a long-established teahouse founded in 1575, and now produced local beer that represents Ise such as Shinto Beer and Ise Kadoya Pale Ale. The directly-managed store is located immediately outside of Ise Jingu Shrine's outer shrine. They sell sake available for purchase as souvenirs, and barrel craft draft beer for walk and drink. There is also a set menu where you can drink and compare four different types of local Ise beer, making it a shop beer lovers enjoy themselves. In addition to alcohol, they offer snacks including Niken Chaya Mochi (rice cakes with bean paste filled and dusted in kinako soybean powder) famous from when it was a teahouse, so it is somewhere those who do not drink can come to.

    My wife and I visited both geku & naiku stand. I tried two kinds of ales. Both are very smooth but I felt they need more flavor of hops. I asked the sales people about the IBU, but they dont know...

  • TOBA-FOOD
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Tobashi Arashimachou 194-10
    This souvenir ship and restaurant is located in Arashima Town of Toba City, Mie Prefecture near the entrance of the popular driving way “Pearl Road.” Inside, you’ll find plain wooden table sets and Shima and Toba souvenirs lined up. In addition to sweets and marine products, there’re also original items such as the popular “homemade pickled olive oil oysters” and “Seman-Doman” talisman. Their rich bowls, pasta, and other dishes use plenty of seafood and fresh young sardines from the sea nearby. Pets are allowed at the outside seating.
  • Kicchou Shofukutei
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    4.5
    2 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 52 (Okage Yokochi inside)
    The Maneki-neko (lucky beckoning cat) specialty store is in the Okage Yokocho area near Inner Ise Shrine in Ise, Mie. The store is marked by a large stone beckoning cat just outside. Inside the store you’ll find nearly 1,000 different types of beckoning cats on display from all around the country. You’ll find cats in all mediums such as pottery, including the Tokoname, Seto, and Kutani ceramic styles, papier-mache, and wood carvings from a variety of different types of wood. They also deal in works by contemporary writers and beckoning cat traditional toys. Each cat has a different form and expression, and they’re all adorable.

    伊勢神宮内宮前のおかげ横丁にあるお土産やさんになります。こちらのお店には様々な種類の招き猫が置かれており、その数は1000種類にも及ぶそうです。大小様々な招き猫があり、好きな人にはたまらないお店でしょうね。

  • Miyagedokoro Chuyo Honten Sea Station
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Shimashi Isobechouhasama 937-8
    This souvenir shop is just a little way off of Route 167 in Shima City, Mie Prefecture. They offer an enormous variety of specialty items including Ise tea, Matsusaka beef, Ise shrimp crackers, pearl oyster crackers boxed as souvenirs, Jingu-no-Kakehashi cheese cake sticks made with Ise tea, and natural seaweed from Iseshima including hijiki, wakame, and mekabu. You can also try soft-serve ice cream made with green algae, freshly fried tempura, Maruten isoage (fried seafood cake skewers), and more.

    伊勢志摩旅行の際にランチで立ち寄りました。その日のオススメだったマグロ丼をいただきました。肉厚でプリプリ感もありとても美味しかったです!あおさのお味噌汁も良い出汁が出で美味しかったです。屋台ではウツボの素揚げやあおさソフトクリームなども堪能しました。充実したランチタイムを過ごすことができました。また行きたいです‼︎!

  • Naikumae Senokuniya
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujimazaikechou 117
    This Japanese confectionery shop is located a one-minute walk from Uji Bridge that leads to Ise Jingu Shrine's Inner Shrine. One of their specialties is kamiyo mochi, a historical product known as something given for travelers to eat on their pilgrimage, called okage-mairi, to Ise Jingu Shrine in Edo period. It looks like green, bite-sized kusamochi (rice cake with Japanese mugwort mixed in the dough). Using mochi rice milled from select red beans and brown rice, they use no preservatives and only natural mugwort for their color and aroma. It was awarded the Ministers Award at the 19th National Confectionary Exposition for its great taste, and has received the honor of being presented to the Crown Prince in 1975.
  • Ise department store
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Honmachi 1-1
    This souvenir shop is at the hot spring inn Ise Shinsen near Kintetsu Iseshi Station in Mie Prefecture. They offer local souvenirs such as Ise udon noodles and Ise shrimp chips, sweets, their own glassware, and original products like their bountiful harvests Mochi rice cakes. They also sell seafood and agricultural products like their own special udon noodles, Ise shrimp, aosa green algae, and Ise tea. Choose your souvenirs from the largest selection of products in the region in their casual and spacious store.
  • Nakatani Takeshi Association
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Kawasaki 2-4-4
    This variety shop is approximately 10 -minute walk from both the north entrance of Kintetsu and JR Iseshi Station and Kintentsu Ujiyamada Station. Formerly the Cafe Mona Lisa, it's been renewed, and in July of 2018 they started selling cookies and unique Ise themed designer goods. It's in a remodeled warehouse that was built 150 years ago and used to store brown sugar. Their popular Satonaka cookies are a local favorite from their time as a cafe, incorporating the salt, rice, and sake left as offerings at Ise Jingu Shrine in a contemporary way. They also sell bagels on Thursdays.
  • Kumihimo Hirai
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Ise-shi Ujiurata 1-5-6
    "This shop sells Iga kumihimo cords, a traditional craft which has been a popular Mie souvenir since ancient times. The shop stands in a corner of the Oharai-cho district, originally a town area which grew up around the Ise Jingu shrine. The shop sells cords for traditional uses such as tying kimono sashes and scrolls, as well as items suited to modern purposes such as cellphone straps and netsuke belt toggles. The shop's Iga kumihimo cords, woven one at a time by hand according to a traditional method using gold, silver, and silk thread, are each unique and different and make perfect Ise souvenirs. The shop's cords woven in the shape of the components which make up the character for ""to come true"" have become popular as charms which are said to make one's wish come true."
  • Ise Shunkeiya
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Ise-shi Kawasaki 2-25-32 Ise Kawasaki Akindo Akindo Kurauchi
    This studio makes Ise Shunkei lacquerware, a local traditional craft whose origins extend back to the Muromachi period. Operating out of a traditional townhome adjoining the Museum of Ise Kawasaki Merchants, the studio makes and sells this variety of lacquerware designed for everyday use which reached its peak between the Edo and early Showa periods. Made by applying red shuai lacquer or shunkei lacquer colored with red food coloring or iron oxide to hinoki cypress, Ise Shunkei lacquerware is characterized by its outstanding texture which emphasizes the beauty of the woodgrain. Visitors can also watch as artisans make use of skills accumulated over long years produce lacquerware in the studio area. The studio's lacquered trays and boxes are simple in design yet exude a warmth and richness, and have recently gained attention as items which also fit in perfectly with a modern lifestyle.
  • Kikuichimonji Norimune Honten
    Shopping
    Mie Ise-shi Futamicho Chaya 261
    "This cutlery store is located in Futamiura, location of Mie's famous Meotoiwa ""husband and wife"" rocks. Located in a corner of the Meotoiwa Omotesando between the Meotoiwa and Futaminoura Station, the shop sells kitchen knives, scissors, sickles, chisels, and other cutlery. The shop's most popular product, its all-purpose knives, contain VG-10 steel sandwiched between flexible stainless steel, and can be used for preparing meat and vegetables. Many professional chefs from far and wide make their way here seeking the shop's metal handle all-purpose knives and blue steel all-purpose knives made with top grade Yasuki Aogami blue steel sandwiched in between stainless steel ore."
  • Kumano-shi Ekimae Tokusanhinkan
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Kumano-shi Idocho 656-3
    This local specialty products store is located in front of Kumanoshi Station in Ido-cho, Kumano City. The store sells brand name Kumano Jidori chicken, rice from the Maruyama Senmaida rice terraces, goods and merchandise connected to the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trails, and other local specialty products. The store also sells beverages, dressings, confections, and other products made using niihime, a type of citrus fruit which is one of Kumano's specialty products.
  • Jibasan Mie Meihinkan
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Yokkaichi-shi Yasujima 1-3-18
    This local specialty products market adjoins the LaLa Square Yokkaichi mall in 1-Chome Yasujima, Yokkaichi City. The market sells Ise teas, Oyachi hand-stretched somen noodles, shigure hamaguri clams stewed tsukudani style, and other local specialty products, as well as famous Yokkaichi sweets, local alcoholic beverages, dairy products, and other foods. In addition, the market also carries Yokkaichi Banko ware, Ise katagami paper stencils, and other crafts. The huge kayari buta pig-shaped mosquito coil burner displayed in the facility's lobby, dubbed the largest in Japan, is also worth a look.
  • Yugen-gaisha Masaya
    Shopping
    Mie Watarai-gun Minamiisecho Shukuura 1114-10 Masaya
    This company shop sells standard foods and sakes as well as original items made using famous specialty products from Minamiise. Here you can find Dekotan Yokan jelly made with organic dekotan citrus fruit, Aosa Shochu's Kono Sora Kono Umi Kono Aosa shochu, and the local sake Aisu.
  • Seijituya
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    3.5
    13 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 94

    Forget about the ¥800 choice, its still sinewy. ¥1200 was way softer. We tried the turban shell and the scallops which were great value at ¥400 each. Weve tried skewers at other stalls but still...

  • Kuanosuke
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    3.5
    31 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Mie-gun Komonocho Komono 8625

    建物はとても古くて階段の上り下りの音が振動として響いたりします 川の前という事で湿気が多いのかも知れず浴衣や寝具は少ししっとりしていました 食事は期待しない方が良いかと思います… 煮物に入っていた肉団子は業務用の弾力 人参は冷凍物の歯応えのなさでした その他も同様です しかし、10部屋のみの宿ということですれ違う人もなく、お風呂は夜も朝も貸切り状態でしたしお湯は湯の山温泉特有のとろりとした美肌の...

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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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