Nabari ( is a 名張市 Nabari-shi) city located in central Mie Prefecture, Japan, bordering on Nara Prefecture to the west.
As of November 2012, the city has an estimated
population of 79,788 and a population density of 615 persons per km². The total area is 129.76 km².
Neighboring municipalities [ edit ]
History [ edit ]
The area around Nabari is part of ancient
Iga Province, and Nabari developed from the Nara period as a post station on the Ise Kaido, or highway from the capital to the Ise Grand Shrines.
Nabari Town in Nabari District in Mie Prefecture was established on April 1, 1889. The district was merged with Iga District in 1896 to form Naga District. The modern city of Nabari was established on March 31, 1954. Voters rejected a proposal to merge with the neighboring city of Iga in February 2003.
Education [ edit ]
Transportation [ edit ]
Railway [ edit ]
Highway [ edit ]
Local attractions [ edit ]
Akame Forty-eight Waterfalls. Asides from being a popular hiking spot, the waterfalls are rumored to be the training location for ninja hundreds of years ago.
Kuroda House. The Kuroda House was a large manor operated by Todaiji Temple from the Heian to the Muromachi Period.
Noted people [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
Media related to Nabari, Mie at Wikimedia Commons