Haifu

524 Watakano, Isobecho, Shima, Mie Prefecture, Kinki, 517-0205, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $338.00
 

Travel Blogs from Shima

Toba

A travel blog entry by laurebondoux

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... a short train ride from Toba). The
town looked like it was used to cater for tourists but everything was empty at
this time of year. We visited the Okitama shrine from which there is a good
view on Meoto Iwa, the “wedded rocks”. The rocks represent husband and wife and are linked by a rope (shimenawa rope). At certain time of years, Mount Fuji can
even be seen between the rocks. This was not the case for us as it ...

Ise Jingu and the Ise Ebi Matsuri

A travel blog entry by ly.lutes

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The weekend after my first week of school in Nagoya happened to be the same weekend that the Ise Ebi Matsuri (Spiny Lobster Festival) is held in Shima City. And because my host father, Taisuke-san, works in Shima City for a research institute that works primarily with Ise Ebi, the entire family was going to go down to see the festival.

On the way to Shima City is the most famous jinja (shrine) in Japan, Ise Jingu. Every 20 years Ise Jingu is renovated, and during/after ...

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by graceandgary

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... octopus. The towns were made up of typical Japanese prefab buildings with narrow walk ways. We hired bikes in Shinojima and circumnavigated the island, which involved some fun off-road time. We had lunch in a small Japanese pub with some locally caught ...

Finally - tourism

A travel blog entry by b-h-ontour

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... due to my lack of chopsticks skills.

We did a little shopping. Karen proceeded to freak us out by eating a weird, fried gelatinous block of something that she said was "cuttlefish" flavored. You know the "you could deep fry a bowling ball, and I'd eat it" thing? - Shot to hell.

Long train ride back and Heidi and I booked it to the corner convenience store for dinner: ...

Kumano Kodo: Pilgrimage or Grudge match?

A travel blog entry by mchao

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... s an option to climb Mt. Tengura, you do it, probably out of sheer contrariness, but it was worth it in the end. Mt. Tengura is another endless series of stairs that ends at a giant rock, which forms the summit. You actually ascend the rock on a steel ladder bolted into its face. But from the top you get a great view of the sea on the south side and the valley and mountains on the north. It’s not the most dramatic, but it’s worth it ...

Location

This hotel, located on 524 Watakano, Isobecho, Shima, is near Parque España, Shima Marine Land, and Kashikojima.
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