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Study Tour to Ise-Shima Area by the Diplomatic Corps in Japan

November 13, 2017

1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will organize a Study Tour jointly with four municipalities in Ise-Shima area (Ise City, Shima City, Toba City and Minami-Ise Town) for the diplomatic corps stationed in Japan from November 20 to 22.

2. These Study Tours are held every year by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with local governments or bodies in order to showcase regional attractions such as culture, tourism, products and industries to diplomats posted in Japan.

3. During this Study Tour, the diplomatic corps will visit tourism, history, and industry-related facilities of Ise-Shima Area, and it is expected that their understanding of the said area will be deepened through this Tour.

4. Expected participants : 20 diplomats (including their family members) from 13 countries and 1 delegation

El Salvador, European Union, Slovenia, Argentine, Urguay, Bulgaria, Philippines,
Hungary, Korea, Portugal, Cambodia, Slovakia, Brazil, Germany

[Reference] Tentative Itinerary (Places of visit)

Ise CityIse Grand Shrine (incl. its Inner and Outer Shrines), Oharai-machi Town (incl.Okage-Yokocho Street)
Toba CityToshi Island (Guided Walk, Ama Hut Experience)
Minami-ise TownNaize Shizen Village, Aisu-no-Yakata House
Shima CityBonito Smoke House, Pearl Village, Ago Bay Cruise

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