GLOW IN ASIA IX
Area Guide
For the area guide of Mie Prefecture, see http://tourismmiejapan.com/
Sightseeing
From Tsu to Nagoya
It takes about 50 minutes from Tsu to Nagoya by JR's "Kaisoku Mie", or by Kintetsu Limited Express.
Nagoya Information Navi (English): http://www.ncvb.or.jp/en/contents/
From Tsu to Osaka
Take Kintetsu Limited Express for Namba, which is one of the terminal stations in Osaka.
It takes about one and a half hours from Tsu to Namba.
Osaka Tourist Guide (English): http://www.osaka-info.jp/en/
From Tsu to Nara
Take Kintetsu Limited Express for Namba, and transfer at Tsuruhashi to a train that goes to Kintetsu Nara.
It takes about 2 hours from Tsu to Nara.
Nara Tourism Information (English): http://www.pref.nara.jp/nara_e/
From Tsu to Kyoto
The fastest way to get to Kyoto from Tsu is to take Shinkansen (bullet train) from Nagoya.
You can also go to Kyoto by Kintetsu Limited Express. (This option is cheaper, but takes more time.)
You need to change trains at Ise Nakagawa, where you can take a train bound for Kyoto.
The Kyoto region English sightseeing website: http://www.pref.kyoto.jp/visitkyoto/en/