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MIE CITIZENS COUNCIL

Mie Citizens Council helps promote Mie Prefecture, a region in Japan often referred to as the Spiritual Heart of Japan due to its beautiful coastline, mountain views and important sites from Japanese spiritual history.

 

Mie Citizens Council helps promote Mie Prefecture, a region in Japan often referred to as the Spiritual Heart of Japan due to its beautiful coastline, mountain views and important sites from Japanese spiritual history including the Ise-Jingu shrine and the World Heritage listed Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes. Mie Prefecture is also the birthplace of Haiku master Matsuo Basho and the great scholar Motoori Norinaga, and is where the Iga-ryu Ninja clan originated.