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Using a Japan Rail Pass in the Ise Shima area

There are several ways to travel around the Ise Shima area by using a Japan Rail Pass (for more details about Japan Rail Pass, click here.)

Recommended one-day trips

Miyagawa River Canoeing Tour [3 hours ]*
Kintetsu Ise-shi Station
bus by bus
Watarai Bashi (bridge)
   
Canoeing in Miyagawa River
   
Watarai Bashi (bridge)
bus by bus
Kintetsu Ise-shi Station

* Please click here for more information and details.



Making Japanese fish sausage (kamaboko*) and Futami Meotoiwa Tour [ approximately 3 hours ]
JR Ise-shi Station
foot About 15 minutes on foot
Wakamatsuya
(kamaboko making class, 60 minutes*)
 
foot About 15 minutes on foot
JR Ise-shi Station
train About 10 minutes by JR train
JR Futamiura Station
foot About 15 minutes on foot
Meotoiwa
(prayer / touring, 20 minutes)
 
foot About 5 minutes on foot
Futami Plaza
(shopping, 40 minutes)

*Kamaboko is a traditional Japanese food made by forming and cooking pureed white fish (known as "surimi") into different shapes or loaves. To find out more details about kamaboko and how to register for Wakamatuya's kamaboko making class, please click here for more information.



Making Japanese fish sausage (kamaboko) and Kawasaki area tour [ approximately 2.5 hours ]
JR Ise-shi Station
foot About 15 minutes on foot
Wakamatsuya
(kamaboko making class, 60 minutes)
foot About 15 minutes on foot
Kawasaki Shoninkan & Kawasaki area touring
(60 minutes)
 


Touring along the coast of Ise Bay [ approximately 5 hours ]
JR Ise-shi Station
train About 10 minutes by JR train
JR Futamiura Station
foot About 15 minutes on foot
Meotoiwa
(prayer / touring, 30 minutes)
foot About 15 minutes on foot
JR Futamiura Station
train About 10 minutes by JR train
Toba Station
foot About 5 minutes on foot
Mikimoto Pearl Island
(touring, 90 minutes)
foot About 5 minutes on foot
Toba Aquarium
(touring, 2 hours)


Mie Prefecture Historical Sites Tour [ approximately 3.5 hours ]
JR Tsu Station
foot About 10 minutes on foot
Mie Art Museum
(touring, 60 minutes)
foot About 10 minutes on foot
JR Tsu Station
train About 40 minutes by JR Express Train, "Kaisoku Mie"
JR Ise-shi Station
  About 5 minutes
Geku
(prayer / touring)
foot About 10 minutes on foot
Tsukiyomi-no-miya
(prayer / touring, 20 minutes)
 


Recommended two-day trips

Mie Prefecture and Futami Area Historical Sites Tour
Day 1 (5 hours total)
JR Matsushita Station
foot About 7 minutes on foot
Minwa-no-eki Somin
(shopping)
and Matsushitasha
(prayer / touring, 30 minutes total)
foot About 7 minutes on foot
JR Matsushita Station
train About 3 minutes by JR train
JR Futaminoura Station
foot About 5 minutes on foot
Meotoiwa Sando
(touring, 15 minutes)
   
Hinjitsukan
(touring, 40 minutes)
 
foot About 10 minutes on foot
Meotoiwa
(prayer / touring, 30 minutes)
foot About 5 minutes on foot
Futami Sea Paradise & Futami Plaza
(touring & shopping, 2 hours)
 
foot About 10 minutes on foot
Daikoji
(temple / prayer / touring, 20 minutes)
foot About 0 ~ 20 minutes on foot
Spend the night at a Futami area hotel


Day 2 (4.5 hours total)
From your hotel in the Futami area
foot About 1 ~ 20 minutes on foot
JR Futaminoura Station
train About 10 minutes by JR train
JR Toba Station
train About 48 minutes by JR train
JR Tamaru Station
foot About 10 minutes on foot
Tamaru castle ruins tour
(30 minutes)
foot About 10 minutes on foot
JR Tamaru Station
train About 20 minutes by JR train
JR Matsusaka Station
foot About 15 minutes on foot
Matsusaka Castle ruins tour
(60 minutes)


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