The prefecture of Mie is located on the main island of Honshu. A dozen cities are scattered throughout the region, offering a range of opportunities to explore. Many a traveler comes through the area, utilizing the bullet train line from Nagoya Station
There is a range of travel destinations to choose from when heading to the Mie prefecture. The capital city is known as Tsu – famous for its eel restaurants. Yokkaichi is an industrial city and the most urban, and on the other end is Kumano
, an ancient mountain town that offers breathtaking scenery. Those looking to catch a motor sport event can head to Suzuka, and Matsuzaka is the place to be if looking for some good beef. The small city of Owase offers another option for a natural retreat, and if wanting to check out the cultivation of pearls, the city of Shima is the place to be. Ise Shrine and Mikimoto Pearl Island are two of the hottest attractions in the region, and definitely must-sees for any itinerary.
Be sure to check out the interactive map of Mie for information on hotel locations, attractions, and must-see destinations.