Traditional living away from the bustling city life
Tradition runs through Matsusaka, a town in Mie Prefecture, in the form of Edo-style samurai residences and shops.Matsusaka also offers historic sights and delicious cuisine. The Matsusaka Castle ruins are rich in history and there are a few museums on the former castle grounds providing insight into the past. Along the way, the Matsusaka Merchant Area is lined with many traditional shops still selling indigo cotton goods, which are high in quality and renowned in Japan. Escape the chaos in the city to Matsusaka for a dose of history and tradition.
Izumigo, Matsusaka Dog Paradise
Head to Matsusaka Dog Paradise in the heart of the mountains and enjoy the serenity of the outdoors with your pet dog. A quiet place to be, refresh yourself at this resort far from the chaotic city life.