After a tough review process, the results to Part 1 of the #VisitMie Photo Contest are in!
Thank you to everyone who entered, as well as everyone who participated by liking your favorite photos and video!

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sana0211

Location
Tsueno Pass

Tsueno Pass is located in Kumano City, in Mie Prefecture's southern region.

Access
Approx. 30 minutes by car from Kumano City Station. MAP

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Location
Kazamidori chicken restaurant

This restaurant is in Tsu City, in Mie Prefecture's central region.

Access
Approx. 10 minutes by car from Akogi Station. MAP

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Location
Dengakuza Wakaya restaurant

This restaurant is located in Iga City, in Mie Prefecture's northwestern Iga region.

Access
The restaurant is right near Nishi-Ōte Station on Iga Railway's Iga Line. MAP

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Location
Misugi Fireworks Festival

The festival takes place in Tsu City, in Mie Prefecture's central region.

Access
Take the JR Meisho Line to Ise-Yachi Station; the festival location is immediately by the station Daio-saki. MAP

norihito.yoshihara

Location
Daiosaki Lighthouse

The lighthouse is located in Shima City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
By bus from Kintetsu Ugata Station, and a 10-minute walk from the bus stop. MAP

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Location
Kizuro

Kizuro is located in Kumano City, in Mie Prefecture's southern region.

Access
Approx. 30 minutes by car from Kumano City Station. MAP

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suko.yusuke

Location
Shima Spain Village

Shima Spain Village is located in Shima City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
13 minutes by direct bus service from Kintetsu Ugata Station. MAP

tetsu.hagetaka

Location
Aoyama Plateau

The Aoyama Plateau is located in Iga City, in Mie Prefecture's northwestern Iga region.

Access
The hike from Nishi-Aoyama Station or Higashi-Aoyama Station on the Kintetsu Osaka Line takes about 2 hours and 40 minutes. MAP

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Location
Kuwana Suigo Fireworks Festival

The festival takes place in Kuwana City, in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
Approx. 18 minutes on foot from JR Kuwana Station or Sangi Railway's Nishi-Kuwana Station. MAP

my_2seasons

Location
Toba Aquarium

The Toba Aquarium is located in Toba City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
Approx.10 minutes on foot from JR Toba and Kintetsu Toba stations. MAP

charyuu.33

Location
Aoyama Plateau

The Aoyama Plateau is located in Iga City, in Mie Prefecture's northwestern Iga region.

Access
The hike from Nishi-Aoyama Station or Higashi-Aoyama Station on the Kintetsu Osaka Line takes about 2 hours and 40 minutes. MAP

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Location
Asamadake Kongoshoji

This temple is located in Ise City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
Approx. 20 minutes on the Sangu Bus (weekends/holidays only) from Isuzugawa station Kintetsu. MAP

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Location
Ujitachicho

This area is part of Ise City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
A few minutes' walk across the river from Okage-yokocho. MAP

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Location
Isedera Shrine

This Shrine is located in Matsusaka City, in Mie Prefecture's central region.

Access
Approx. 15 minutes by car from Matsusaka Station. MAP

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Location
Mt. Ryuga

Mt. Ryuga is located in Inabe City, in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
Approx. 40 minutes by car to the parking lot from Kuwana Station. MAP

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Location
Iga no Sato Mokumoku Tezukuri Farm

The farm is located in Iga City, in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
You can take a taxi from Tsuge Station (JR Kusatsu/Kansai Line) or from Ueno-shi Station (Iga Railway Line). MAP

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Location
Inaba Port Line

Inaba Port Line is located in Yokkaichi City, in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
Approx. 25 minutes on foot from Kawagoe Tomisuhara Station MAP

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Location
Mie Prefecture Forest Park

The park is located in Komono Town, in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
Approx. 30 minutes by car from Yokkaichi City Station. MAP

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Location
Shima Mediterranean Village

Shima Mediterranean Village is located in Shima City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
Free shuttle bus from Kintetsu Ugata Station. MAP

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chise_slowlife

Location
Shiroyama Park

The park is located in Toba City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
10 minutes on foot from JR/Kintetsu Toba Station. MAP

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Location
Ise Jingu Kanname Festival

Ise Jingu is located in Ise City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
Buses leave for Ise Jingu's Outer Shrine (Geku) and Inner Shrine (Naiku) from JR/Kintetsu Railway's Iseshi Station. MAP

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Location
Suzuka Balloon Festival

The festival takes place in Suzuka City, in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
Take the C-Bus from Kintetsu Railway's Hiratacho Station and get off at the "Suzuka Kōkō" bus stop. From there it's a 5-minute walk. MAP

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Location
Onigajo Rocks

The Onigajo Rocks are located in Kumano City, in Mie Prefecture's southern region.

Access
Approx. 5 minutes by bus from Kumanoshi Station on the JR Kisei Line. MAP

skyan07

Location
Magose-toge (Kumano Kodo)

The Magose-toge is located in Owase City, in southern Mie Prefecture.

Access
To the start of the stone paved path, it's approximately 30 minutes on foot from Aiga Station on the JR Kisei Line MAP

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Location
Gozaisho Ropeway

Gozaisho is located in Komono Town, in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
Take a bus from Yunoyama-Onsen Station on the Kintetsu Yunoyama Line and get off at the "Sanko Yunoyama-Onsen" bus stop. From there it's a 10-minute walk. MAP

goldfisho

Location
NINJA KINGDOM ISE

NINJA KINGDOM ISE is located in Ise City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
1 min from Futami exit of Ise Futami Toba Line|30 min by CAN bus from Toba Sta.|15min walk from Futamigaura Sta. MAP

kuroneko1717

Location
Kimigano Dam

Kimigano Dam is located in Tsu City, in Mie Prefecture's central region.

Access
5 minutes by bus from Ise-Takehara Station on the JR Meisho Line. MAP

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Location
Shima Mediterranean Village

Shima Mediterranean Village is located in Shima City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
Free shuttle bus from Kintetsu Ugata Station. MAP

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Location
Ago no Matsubara Beach

This beach is in Shima City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
From Kintetsu Ugata Station, take a bus bound for Shijima and get off at the "Ago no Matsubara" bus stop. MAP

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Location
Iga Bonchi Zekkei Observatory

This observatory is in Mt. Otogi, in Mie Prefecture's northwestern Iga region.

Access
Approx. 20 minutes by car from Iga-Ueno Station MAP

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Location
Nago no Ōkusu Camphor Tree

The Nago no Ōkusu camphor tree is located in Suzuka, in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
Approx. 10 minutes on foot from Nagono-Ura Station on the Kintetsu Nagoya Line. MAP

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Location
Mt. Ryuga

Mt. Ryuga is located in Inabe City, in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
Approx. 40 minutes by car to the parking lot from Kuwana Station. MAP

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Location
Iga Ueno Castle

The castle is located in Iga City, in Mie Prefecture's northwestern Iga region.

Access
Approx. 8 minutes on foot from Iga Railway's Ueno-shi Station. MAP

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Location
Meoto Iwa (Wedded Rocks)

The rocks are located in Ise City, in Mie Prefecture's southeastern Ise-Shima region.

Access
Approx. 15 minutes on foot from JR Futamigaura Station. MAP

ta2funk

Location
Sohei Festival

The Sohei Festival takes place in Komono Town, in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
By free shuttle bus from Yunoyama-Onsen Station on the Kintetsu Yunoyama Line. MAP

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Location
Tōin Town

Tōin Town is located in northern Mie Prefecture.

Access
Approx. 5 minutes on foot from Tōin Station. MAP

  • JNTO
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  • Aquaignis
  • Asiana Airlines, Inc.
  • AEON RETAIL Co.,Ltd.
  • Ninja Samurai Kingdom Ise
  • Iseshima Miyage Center Osho
  • Iwatoya
  • Air Busan
  • Umi Sanpo & Cafe Entrada Kashikojima
  • Kintetsu Group Holdings Co.,Ltd.
  • Gozaisho Ropeway
  • SOUNDACE
  • Seaside Hotel Geiboso
  • Shima Spain Village
  • Shima MarineLeisure Co., Ltd.
  • Mobilityland Corporation
  • Todaya, Inc.
  • Toba1bangai
  • Nagashima Kanko Kaihatsu, Inc.
  • Pearl Falco, Inc.
  • Maruyoshi Co.,ltd
  • Mikimoto Pearl Island
  • Misugi Resort, Inc.

Supported by Japan National Tourism Organization, Chubu Regional Environment Office

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