This area is well-known for the Ise Jingu, crowded with worshipers; its beautiful deeply-indented coastline, home to many must-see spots; and fruits of the sea, such as Japanese spiny lobster and abalone. Enjoy the Japanese nature, culture and food in this area.
Host of the G7 Japan 2016 Ise-Shima Summit.
Nagashima, a major resort area where everyone from children to adults can enjoy themselves, is home to Nagashima Spaland, one of the largest amusement parks in Japan, Nabana no Sato, a flower theme park, natural outdoor baths and an outlet mall with the greatest number of stores in Japan.
Ninja are renowned in movies, novels and cartoon films throughout the world. At the Ninja MUSEUM of Igaryu, located in Iga City, visitors can see a ninja house and experience training as a ninja. In the Iga-Ueno area you can see Ueno Castle and many facilities that are remembered in connection with the famous Japanese poet Basho, and you can taste the romance of local history.
Suzuka is a major theme park area that includes the Suzuka Circuit, an international racing course where the Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix and the Suzuka 8 hours are held, the Motopia, an amusement park enjoyed by both children and adults, and a hotel, located near the circuit.
The Kumano-Nanki area is known for the Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range, a World Heritage site that includes roads, which is rare in the world. You can feel a long-ago atmosphere created by culture and nature while walking on the Kumano Kodo Iseji Route, seeing its beautiful stone pathways and a marvelous view from the pass.
Taking a ropeway, on which you can enjoy an "air walk" experience riding to the top of Mt. Gozaisho, 1,212 meters above sea level, is recommended. At the top of the mountain, you can see a panoramic view of seasonal nature. Near the mountain are the Aquaignis and many other hot springs facilities.