©

Owase trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Owase

Trip Planner Asia  /  Japan  /  Kinki  /  Mie Prefecture  /  Owase
(3.7/5 based on 80 reviews for 8 attractions)
Things to do: historic sites, museums, nature
Owase is a city located in Mie Prefecture, Japan.As of August 2015, the city had an estimated population of 17,953 and a population density of 93.2 persons per km2. The total area was 192.71sqkm.GeographyOwase is located in southeastern Kii Peninsula, in southern Mie Prefecture, facing the Pacific Ocean. Ninety percent of the city area is forested or coastal riasNeighboring municipalitiesMie PrefectureKumanoKihokuKihōKamikitayamaHistoryThe area of present-day Owase was part of ancient Shima Province, but was transferred to Kii Province in 1582. During this time, large-scale forestry projects were begun. The town of Owase was established on April 1, 1889 within Kitamuro District of Mie Prefecture.The modern city of Owase was established on June 20, 1954 by the merger of the town of Owase with the surrounding villages of Sugari and Kuki and the villages of Kitawauchi and Minamiwauchi (both from Minamimuro District).EconomyDue to its location, Owase is mainly supported by its commercial fishery and forestry industries. Yellowtail, amberjack, Japanese horse mackerel, sauries, sea bream and bonito are among the fish landed at Owase. Japanese cypress and cryptomeria trees are found in abundance here in the mountains.
Plan how to spend your time in Owase and other destinations in Japan using our Japan itinerary planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Owase

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Owase

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Owase:
Historic sites, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, theme parks, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, nature, sightseeing
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, parks
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, parks
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Mie Prefecture

25 days in Japan & Phuket BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, culture, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND November, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDONESIA February, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDONESIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, teens, kids, culture, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CANADA January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Komono-cho BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Kumano BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Wakayama & Kumano BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kumano BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CHILE May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Kinki & Kanto BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans