Ise-Shima National Park
Ise-Shima National Park is a national park in Mie Prefecture, Japan. It is characterized by its ria coast and islands scattered around a number of bays.
The interior is hilly with Mount Asama-ga-take (555 meters (1,821 ft) the highest peak.
The Shima Peninsula is home to Japan’s most sacred Shinto shrines, the Ise Shrines, and is a popular leisure resort area among the urban population of Nagoya and Osaka. Attractions besides the Ise Shrines include several theme parks and pearl cultivation along the peninsula’s rugged coast.
The peninsula has been designated as Ise-Shima National Park for its natural beauty and cultural importance. It is located in southern Mie Prefecture and consists of the cities of Ise, Toba and Shima and the town of Minami-Ise. The area is also popularly referred to as Ise Shima.