INTRODUCTION TO 16 AREAS OF ATTRACTION

Sendai, Matsushima

Unchanging spectacular scenery and gourmet food cherished by historical figures

Sunrise in Matsushima [Photo provided by: Miyagi Prefecture]

This is a scenic spot representative of Japan. The scenery of about 260 small islands can be seen from various spots such as from a hill or from a pleasure boat and you can feel the different kinds of beauty depending on the time of day, such as at sunrise or at sunset.

Oysters [Photo provided by: Miyagi Prefecture]

Oysters nurtured in seawater containing plenty of nutrition are large and have a good texture. Winter to spring is the best season for them.

Zuiganji Temple Godaido

It is a historic temple that has five statues of Buddha made over 1000 years ago. The current building was built 400 years ago.

Zuihoden [Public Interest Incorporated Foundation ZUIHODEN]

This is the mausoleum of Date Masamune who used to rule the Sendai area. After it was burnt down in the war, it was rebuilt with a reproduction of the gorgeous architecture.

Sendai Castle Ruins [Photo provided by: Sendai Tourism, Convention and International Association]

A statue of the samurai who ruled Sendai area, Date Masamune, stands in the castle ruins. You can see the streets of Sendai from the hill.

TOKYO Sta.

120 min.

SENDAI Sta.

40 min.

MATSUSHIMA KAIGAN Sta.

SENDAI Sta.

40 min.

MATSUSHIMA KAIGAN Sta.

  • Airplane
  • Shinkansen (Bullet train)
  • Train
  • Bus
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