Spectators who wish to watch the Torch Relay from the spectator area along the relay route are requested to read the safety measures on the following page in advance.
Prefecture 7 of 47
7 - 8 Apr.
Follow the torch flame
DAY 1Yokkaichi City > Suzuka City > Kameyama City > Tsu City > Toba City > Ise City
DAY 2Iga City > Nabari City > Matsusaka City > Taiki Town > Kihoku Town > Kumano City
In principle, the same local municipalities will manage the Olympic Torch Relay segments. But the planned route overview, the order of the municipalities, the location of celebration sites and other details may change in the future, depending on the coordination with the parties involved.
Places of interest in Mie
The Mie leg of the Torch Relay begins in the city of Yokkaichi and will journey through the central south area of the prefecture, making its way to the city of Ise where a celebration will take place at the end of the first day. On the second day, the Torch Relay will leave the city of Iga, travelling across the southern part of the prefecture and arriving in the city of Kumano for a celebration.
Some of the sites the torch will visit on its journey across Mie include: Ise Jingu Shrine in the city of Ise, embracing 2,000 years of history and culture in Japan; Ueno Park in the city of Iga, with its demonstration shows of Iga-style ninja art; the magnificent nature reflected in the 48 waterfalls of Akame in the city of Nabari; the city of Matsusaka, with its Edo period merchant mansions and streetscapes; and the World Heritage Site, Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes, including the Iseji route in the town of Kihoku.