MIE PREFECTURE

Mie Prefecture is located in Kansai Region on the island of Honshu. The capital of Mie Prefecture is Tsu. Mie Prefecture is famous as the location of Ise Grand Shrine.

Mie Prefecture is located along the eastern coastline of Kansai and borders Aichi, Shiga, Kyoto, Nara and Wakayama Prefectures.

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Mie Prefecture
Mie Prefecture is part of the Kansai region on Honshu island. Mie Prefecture forms the eastern part of the Kii Peninsula. The capital of Mie Prefecture is Tsu, which is close to Nagoya and h...

MIE PREFECTURE CAPITAL

Tsu
Tsu is the capital of Mie Prefecture in the Kansai region, but is actually close to Nagoya. Tsu is on coastline of Ise Bay. Tsu attractions include Mitake is a small village which is famous ...

MIE MAIN CITIES and TOWNS

Ise
Ise is city on the coast of Ise Bay Mie Prefecture, situated south of Nagoya. Ise is the site of the famous Ise Grand Shrine, which is considered to be Shinto's most important sites. The Ise...

Shima
Shima is a coastal city in the middle of Shima Peninsula and next to the Ise-Shima National Park in eastern Mie Prefecture. Historically and still today, Shima is famous for pearls that come...

MIE CASTLES

Hakumai Castle
Hakumai Castle was a hilltop style Japanese Castle in Matsuzaka in Mie Prefecture. Today all that remains of Hakumai Castle is a few ruins and monument to mark the location....

Iga Ueno Castle
Iga Ueno Castle also known as Ueno Castle or Hakuho Castle is a Japanese Castle in Iga Mie Prefecture. Iga Ueno Castle was first established in 1585 under the order of Takigawa Katsutoshi. T...

Kameyama Castle
Kameyama Castle is a hilltop style Japanese Castle in Kameyama Mie Prefecture. Kameyama Castle was established in 1254 by Seki Sanetada, however this was dismantled to allow the construction...

Matsuzaka Castle
Matsuzaka Castle was a hilltop style Japanese Castle in Matsuzaka Mie Prefecture. Matsuzaka Castle was constructed in 1588 by the order of Gamo Ujisato, complete with a three story donjon. T...

Tsu Castle
Tsu Castle was a flatland style Japanese Castle in Tsu in Mie Prefecture. An earlier fort or minor castle was built on the site of Tsu Castle by Hosono Fujiatsu in 1558. Tsu Castle became a ...

MIE SHRINES

Ise Grand Shrine
Ise Grand Shrine is a Shinto Shrine complex in Ise Mie Prefecture, which is considered to be Shinto's most important sites. The Ise Grand Shrine complex includes 123 shrines focused around t...

MIE GARDENS and PARKS

Mitake
Mitake is a small village in Mie Prefecture which is famous for its cherry blossom. The yama zakura verity of cherry blossom found throughout Mitake bloom in mid-April. Mitake is considered ...

Miyagawa-Tsutsumi Park
Miyagawa-Tsutsumi Park in Ise Mie Prefecture, is most famous for its cherry blossom which runs along the banks of Miyagawa River. Miyagawa-Tsutsumi Park is considered one of Japan's Top 100 ...

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