Narrow Gauge Railways and Tado Taisya (Taisha = a large shrine)
"A trip to Kita Ise!
Board a small train like a matchbox on narrow gauge for Tado Shrine.
You feel a link the past to the present there."
【Tour time】10：00～14：15 (4 hours 45 minutes)
◆Sangi Railway Hokusei-Line
Narrow gauge railroads were operated throughout the country, but most of them were abolished by the 1960s, while the remaining active lines are "Sangi Tatsudo Hokusei Line" (Yokkaichi), "Yokkaichi Asunarou Railroad" (Yokkaichi), and "Kurobe Valley Truck Train".
◆Tado Shirine Distinguished History
Famous for the Raised Horse Festival that has been designated intangible folk cultural property of Mie prefecture. It is said that "if you come to Ise Shrine, why don’t you stop over Tado Shrine". Tado Shrine has close ties to Ise Shrine.
Kintetsu Yokkaichi Station(10:00)- - -Nishikuwana Station(11:05)+++Hokusei-Line (Narrow Gauge)
Toin Station(11:35)---Tado Taisya(guide by priest ) (12:00-12:45)
Kuwanahigashi IC of Higashi-Meihan Expressway --- <Lunch at Higashi-Meihan Expressway SA> 13:15-14:00
Yokkaichi IC of Higashi-Meihan Expressway - - Kintetsu Yokkaichi Station(about 14:30-14:45)
◆The meeting place
Near Mizuho Bank of Kintetsu Yokkaichi Station West-Entrance
JPY 4,000 per person
◆Planning company ：
Tado Travel Salon
Governor of Mie Prefecture 3-288
Travel management officer: Hidemi Tamano
ｔｅｌ 0594-48-6123 fax 0594-48-6124
〒511-0105 2024 Koyama Tadocho Kuwana city , Mie