Mie is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region of Honshu. It is located on the eastern coast of the Kii Peninsula, forming the western side of Ise Bay which feature the mouths of the Kiso Three Rivers.
South of the Shima Peninsula, it is a warmer Pacific marine climate, with Owase Region having one of the heaviest rainfall figures for all of Japan.
35% of the areas are designated Natural Parks, Quasi-National Parka, and Prefectural Natural Park.
Mie Prefecture is where the famous Ise Jingu, where many visitors visit from all over the world, all year round. You can say that, it is the heart of all shrines in Japan.In Mie, there are plenty of other tourist attractions you can visit during your stay.
If you are a meat lover, you must try the Matsusaka beef (Matsusaka Ushi). If you want something from the Ocean, Ise-ebi (lobster) and local oysters are something that is recommended.
As it is located in the middle of Osaka and Nagoya, you can use the "Kintetsu Rail Pass" and "Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass of JR Central" for transport into this area.
Diving wise, the Ocean is as dynamic and beautiful as the adjacent Wakayama prefectur