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Shima Spain Village: Parque España
Shima Spain Village, a popular destination for fun-seeking adults and children, opened in 1994 as a large-scale resort complex combining an amusement park, a spa and an accommodation facility with a unifying Spanish theme. The amusement park “Parque España” is especially filled with entertainment, from thrilling rides to original shows. A restaurant in the park also garners popularity for its authentic Spanish food. Visiting this amusement park is like “killing two birds with one stone” - you feel as if you are in Spain while still in Japan.
- 952-4 Isobecho Sakazaki, Shima-shi, Mie
- Contact No.
- 13-min bus ride from Kintetsu Ugata Station on Mie Kotsu Bus bound for Shima Spain-mura
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 1 day
- Admission fee
- 5,300 yen for adults (age 18-59), 3,500 yen for seniors (age 60 and up), 4,300 yen for high school and junior high school students, 3,500 yen for children (age 3 and up)
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
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Roller coaster “Pyrenees”
“Pyrenees,” a roller coaster taking its inspiration from the famous mountain range in Spain, has swinging seats hanging from a rail and they flip over in the air. It is a thrill-seekers’ must-try ride. Experience this extreme ride bolting through a 1,234-meter course with a maximum height of 45 meters at the speed of 100 km/h.
Feliz Cruise is an attraction for visitors more inclined to relaxation, whose boat takes you on a cruise around more than 30 water fountains. Many seasonal flowers are planted on the banks, creating a romantic air. It is also safe enough for very young children to enjoy.
Shows and parades
The Spain-themed Parque España puts on a variety of shows and parades every day. In addition to flamenco shows, highly representative of Spain, there is a parade simulating the country’s festival, where Spain-inspired characters run about. All this help to heighten the Spanish atmosphere.
Authentic Spanish food at “Alhambra”
When you get hungry after enjoying all those attractions and parades to the fullest, head to a restaurant or a café in the park. Restaurant Alhambra serves authentic Spanish food and their seafood paella made with Ise Shima’s local shellfish makes for a gorgeous dinner, heightening your Spain fever even more.