Mt. Asama, where Kongoshoji is located, was written in Ise Ondo as "If you visit Ise, you must visit Asama as well, if you don't visit Asama, your pilgrimage is not completed(Katasangu)."
The view from "Iseshima Skyline", the road that goes up Mt. Asama, is superb.Introducing the Asama area with many highlights such as "Kongosyoji" that protects Kimon(an unlucky direction) of Ise Jingu and "Post in the Sky" that stands at the highest peak of Ise Shima.
The Ise-Shima Skyline runs through Mt. Asama and is one of the best view spots in Ise-Shima, which is said to be the "driveway in the sky" that connects Ise and Toba.You can enjoy a superb view while driving.
There is a place to park your car at each viewpoint, so you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Ise-Shima.
The Iseshima Skyline is also the shooting location for the movie "Yowamushi Pedal".
The view from the mountaintop park overlooking Ise-Shima is truly spectacular!When it is fine, It might be possible to see Mt. Fuji.At the observation footbath, you can enjoy the view from an altitude of 500m while relaxing in the footbath.Many people come here to see the fireworks display and the first sunrise of the year.
There is a lover's sanctuary "Post in the Sky" in the immediate vicinity, and it has became popular because you can post a letter from here to convey your feelings for your loving ones.The contrast between the blue of the sky and the red of the post is beautiful and it is also a photo spot.
There is a restaurant and a mountaintop shop, and souvenirs are also sold.
The Asamachaya's sky soft ice cream is very popular because the white color of it is photogenic when a picture is taken with blue sky and the red post.
The main hall is a nationally designated tangible cultural property.Gohonzon is one of the three major Kokuzo Bosatsu in Japan. The gate in which Gohonzon is will be opened only the year after the Ise Jingu-shikinen Sengu, which is held once every 20 years.The vermilion-painted main hall and bridge are impressive and beautiful, and you can feel refreshed just by walking.
Amaterasu Omikami is enshrined behind the principal image of the main hall.It is a valuable temple where Shinto Buddhism remains.
It is said that you should stroke the statue of the cow and the tiger in front of the main hall to get the good luck.
In the Iseshima region, there is a custom of building a stupa made of square lumber in Okunoin and memorializing the deceased, and on both sides of the road leading to Okunoin, stupas with a height of XNUMX to XNUMX m are erected. ..
The Hachidairyuousha is a place with the legend that the dragon once rose to heaven from here.The scenery of Ise-Shima and the Kii Peninsula seen from here is also wonderful.
Since it is a mountain temple, there are undulations.We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes.
Asama is also popular for mountaineering. The trailhead of Asamadake Road, along which you can climb the top of the mountain in about 2 hours, is about a 10-minute walk from Kintetsu Asama Station. "Meeting Square" the entrance of Asamadake Road has a parking lot for about 40 cars and toilet .
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Sun Arena is the Mie Prefecture's largest complex facility with multi-purpose functions, including a main arena that serves as a venue for various big events such as sports, and has an international conference room.The main arena accommodates 11,000 people.Big concerts and events can be held.
There are the Flower Park and Football Village, a soccer practice field with natural grass nearby this.
The beautifully maintained lawn plaza is spread in the middle of the park, and there are playsets, making this park popular for families with children.It's a great place to have a picnic with your lunch on a sunny day.
There is a Blanca Sweets Factory nearby, and you can enjoy shell-shaped madeleine "Cherleine", koppe-pan, and handmade gelato at the annexed shop&coffee.
|Address||516-0023 Iwaidayama, Ujitachicho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 677-1|
|Contact||TEL: 059-226-6752 (Mie Prefecture Tourism Development Co., Ltd.)|
|Business hours||7:00 to 19:00 (January to July September to December)|
7:00 to 20:00 (August)
5: 00-19: 00 (June 6th and 27th (Kongoshoji Kaisan Memorial))
7: 00-22: 00 (Ise Jingu Dedication National Fireworks Festival Date / Toba Minato Festival Fireworks Festival Date)
7: 00-24: 00 (Open all day on New Year's Eve, December 12st)
0: 00-19: 00 (January 1st)
6:00 to 19:00 (January 1nd to 2nd Monday)
|Address||516 Asama-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 0021-548|
|Business hours||Freedom in the precincts Main hall viewing time 9:00 to 15:45|
|Address||516 Asama-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 0021-185|
|Address||516-0021 Asama-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 548-02|
|Business hours||9: 00 ~ 15: 45|
|Address||Asama-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 516-0021|
|Address||516-0021 Kamoya, Asama-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 4383-4|
|Business hours||9: 00 ~ 21: 00|
|Address||516-0021 Asama-cho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture 3477-2|
|Business hours||AM9:00 ~ PM17:00|
|Regular holidays||Year-end and New Year holidays (from December 12th to January 29rd of the following year)|