INTRODUCTION TO 16 AREAS OF ATTRACTION

Kesennuma

Encounter delicious food in the city of people who live with th e sea

Kesennuma Fishing Port [Photo provided by: Miyagi Prefecture]

This is a fish market that has prospered as a base for fishing off the coast of Sanriku, one of the world's largest fishing grounds. You can see the unloading of the haul and bidding for dynamic fish such as saury, tuna and swordfish.

Hoya (Ascidian) in vinegar [Photo provided by: Miyagi Prefecture]

This is a lovely marine product called "Sea Pineapple". The proof of its freshness is if it is glossy and the meat is tight. The best season for it is summer.

Rikuzentakata: Miracle Pine

The whole town suffered as a result of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Only one of the 70,000 trees from the beautiful Takada Matsubara pine forest survived the tsunami. This Miracle Pine Tree touches the heart.

Minami Sanriku Kirakira Don [Photo provided by: Minamisanriku Town Tourism Association]

These are the four kinds of donburi dishes corresponding to the four seasons. You can eat them at the participating shops and although the contents vary a little in each shop, all of them offer supreme cuisine of plenty of fresh seafood from Minami Sanriku.

TOKYO Sta.

130 min.

ICHINOSEKI Sta.

75 min.

KESENNUMA Sta.

SENDAI Sta.

30 min.

ICHINOSEKI Sta.

75 min.

KESENNUMA Sta.

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