Yokoyama view point overlooking the breathtaking ria coast landscape of Ago Bay
One of a kind and one of musts to visit as well. Three view points in a row from 1st one (140m above sea level),
2nd and 3rd that leads to the peak (200m ASL).
On the way to the view points there is a place to interact with nature called 'Forest of Creation'.
Isobue cape view point has a small bell to ring.
Ring the bell once and put your hands together to the horizon wishing your well-being and happiness.
Ring it once more and your prayer will be answered. Visit and try!
Anorizaki light house
It has been saving a lot of sailor's lives to navigate maritime pilots at sea marking complicated and dangerous coastlines along the mouth of Ise Bay.
It is designated as a cultural asset in 2013.
Ise Grand Shrine
Inner Shrine is along side upper part of Isuzugawa River. Outer Shrine is 2km away from the former one.
Together with both Shrines is called Ise Grand Shrine.
Okage Yokocho alley is 2km long ancient alley that leads to the gate of Inner Shrine.
You can buy traditional Japanese things like various kinds of rice cakes, wooden kitchen wares and silk twining threads.
It has been prosperous and bustling since the Edo era.
It is like a free theme park to realize and experience what would be like 300 years ago in Japan.
Ise Azuchi Momoyama Bunka Village
Just before Edo era is Azuchi Momoyama period.
It was short and Azuchi castle which is the symbol of both this theme park and the period was also short-lived.
From castle observation deck on the 6th floor overlooking beautiful Ise Bay.
On the 7th floor there is a unique golden tea ceremony room which is built fully and authentically the same way as what it was.
The walls and ceilings are all put gold leaf like Kinkakuji-Temple in Kyoto.
Ago Bay cruise by Esperanza
Bay cruise from Kashikojima-port next to Kintetu Kashikojima Station.
Shima Nature School
Shima Nature School provides you sea kayak touring, lighthouse and local landscape walks and MTB cycling guided tour.
Other seasonal nature activities are also available.
Booking in advance needed.
Shima Spanish Village
Theme Park inspired by Spanish traditional town is combined with Onsen spa and hotels.
Unlike other busy and crowded theme park like Tokyo Disney Land or USJ in Osaka you do not have to wait in a long line to ride or enter in the attractions.
Everything goes in a relaxed sense of time and at slower pace.