Author Archives: Marumie Editor

When you go on a trip, you can’t forget about the souvenirs. You can buy them as a memento of your trip, or you can give them away to your family and friends. It is said that the custom of buying souvenirs on a trip started when people visited Ise Grand Shrines in the Edo period. In those days, travel across the country was restricted and only the common people were allowed to visit Ise Grand Shrines. However, the cost of the trip was so expensive that it was not easy to visit, so the act of bringing back things…

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にほんブログ村 What is your favorite thing to do when traveling? Watching beautiful sceneries, experiencing some activities, or eating delicious local foods? Recently, taking pictures and uploading them on SNS is one of the pleasures of travel. Especially, photogenic places are important element of tourist attractions. So, let us introduce some instagrammable spots in Mie Prefecture in this article. Mie has full of photogenic places Actually, there are lots of photogenic places in Mie. You can see deeply indented coastlines and remote islands in Pacific Ocean area, and great forest inland area, such as Suzuka Mountains and Kii Mountains, and historical…

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にほんブログ村 What do you know about Ninja? You may have an image that they are heroes using special skills in movies or animes. Ninja is quite popular not only in Japan but also all over the world. Some of them even wants to go to Japan to have special trainings of ninja. Ninja has a lot of different schools. And one of the most well known schools came from Mie Prefecture. That is Iga-Ninja. Iga, the Hometown of Ninja Iga area in Mie Prefecture is surrounded by mountains. Therefore, it looks like a hidden village. This area used to be…

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にほんブログ村 “Exploring Deep Mie with Rika!” is a project that provides touristic information about Mie Prefecture worldwide with our navigator Rika who is from Mie. We will visit touristic places or shops in Mie to publish our movie contents. And we will give our original sticker to those who helped us for shooting videos. We have been thinking to put an illustrated Rika’s character on the sticker. And finally, it has been designed. This time, let us introduce our original character before we start our YouTube program. To create an original character The trigger is our crowd funding project We…

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にほんブログ村 Japan’s travel industry got damaged due to the Covid-19 in the first half of the Year 2020. However, Mie Prefecture has reported zero infections since April 25. ※Latest Covid-19 info in Mie is available on the official website owned by the Prefecture:Mie Prefecture Covid-19 Special Website (Japanese) You may be planning to travel in Mie in and after summer. When you make a travel plan, an important question is “Where do you stay?” There are so many tourist spots in Mie, variety of accommodations are available.However, we will focus on guest house this time. Let us explain why guest…

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If you’re planning to go to Japan, where would you like to visit? A megacity Tokyo? A cultural delight Osaka? Or a centre of history Kyoto? But your final destination might be none of them. That is Mie Prefecture. Mie may not be well known among foreign tourists. However, it is best place to discover Japan’s deep culture. This article will introduce you five attractions of Mie Prefecture. Where is Mie? Mie Prefecture (三重県, Mie-ken) is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region of Honshu. The Eastern and Southern parts of Mie face the Pacific Ocean. And the North-west of Mie consists of the Suzuka Mountains. Since it…

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