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Revalue Nippon No.21


Located in the eastern portion of the Kii Peninsula, Mie is a long prefecture measuring 180 km north to south, and 10 to 80 km east to west. It has a very complex geography and diverse climate. The prefecture includes an area which has one of the heaviest rainfall in the nation, with as much as 4000 ml annual precipitation.

Products taking advantage of the beautiful sea
A method to farm pearls was developed using Akoya oysters, and the area boasts the highest production of pearls that is created from the beautiful ocean and the unique technique.
Mie has a highly productive marine industry with an abundance of lobster, abalone, oysters, ”hijiki” and ”nori”.
Iga-yaki - fire resistant and heat resistant
”Iga-yaki” uses Iga pottery soil and has historically been preferred for tea ceremony equipment.
Recently, it is also used for daily cookware as well as heat resistant dishware. The earthen pot ”donabe” is especially popular for its ability to bring out the best features of the ingredients that are used.
Okage-mairi - possibility the roots of travel for Japanese
”Okage-mairi”, visits to Ise Grand Shrine, became popular around the Edo era.
It would pick up in popularity every 60 years or so, involving even women and children, and is said to the be the origin of travel in Japan.

Other place of visit


Amanemu is a spa resort located within the hills of Ise-Shima National Park, and overlooks the quiet waters of Ago Bay. You can enjoy relaxing in an environment that has combines the history, culture, nature of Ise.
517-0403 2165 Hazako Hamajima-cho, Shima, Mie
Teija Basaratei
Located on a hill overlooking the Ago Bay, the Japanese style inn offers 18 guest rooms in a large plot of land extending over 13,000 ㎡. The ”Basara Original Meal” is a collection of the best ingredients available in the Ise-Shima area, and will definitely make an impression.
517-0501 3618-74 Agocho Ugata, Shima-city, Mie