Miyagi

About Miyagi

Miyagi is on the Pacific coast in the Tohoku Region. It’s castle-town capital, Sendai City, has a long history which you can experience in many interesting museums and cultural centers. Not far from Sendai is Matsushima, a coastal town considered to have one of Japan’s three most scenic views. The prefecture was badly hit by the March 2011 tsunami but has been rebuilding ever since. Miyagi offers so much for the adventurous traveler: the prefecture is rich in diverse traditional culture and local culinary specialties. The mix of urban and rural areas offer excellent shopping, dining, outdoor exploring and relaxing in mountain hot springs and coastal resorts.

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Zao Fox Village

For all of you fox lovers, this village located in the mountains near Shiroishi has over 100 animals with 6 different types of foxes. You can enter the village

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Tashirojima Island

Tajirojima Island is a small island with less than 100 human inhabitants. The island is commonly known as "cat island" due to the fact that the population of th

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Okama Crater

In Okama Crater, also known as Goshikinuma, is a volcanic lake located in the Zao mountain range.

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Pokemon Center Tohoku

Pokemon Center Tohoku is a Pokemon specialty store located in Sendai. The store contains many Pokemon character-rela​ted goods, card games and limited edition m

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Aoba Castle (Sendai Castle Ruins)

The Sendai Castle Ruins, or officially Aoba Castle, is the place where the Date family resided during their reign. Although the castle was designated a National

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Zuihoden Mausoleum

Zuihoden is the mausoleum complex where Date Masamune, lord of the Sendai region who died in 1636, is burried along with his heirs. It is designated a National

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Oshima Island

Oshima is an island located near Matsushima Bay in Miyagi.

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Shobian Cafe

Shobian Cafe looks over Matsushima bay and is located in Matsushima in Miyagi Prefecture.

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Fukuura Island

Fukuura Island, also known as Fukuurajima, is an island in Miyagi Prefecture.

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Marubun Matsushima Kisen Sightseeing Cruises

Marubun Matsushima Kisen Co. Ltd. offer several different sightseeing cruises around Matsushima Bay.

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Entsu-in Temple

A Buddhist temple with a long history, Entsu-in Temple features two gardens, one traditionally Japanese, the other Western-style. Classes teaching how to make

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Matsushima Bay

The Matsushima Bay area is known for its scenic views of the ocean islets and was even designated as one of the Three Great Views of Japan. Boat cruises on the

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Just imagine: it's a hot summer day and you are longing for some sweet refreshment. Maybe some home-made chilled Purin (Japanese custard) with a sweet, but not

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Sendai Sushi Lovers' Delight

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Sendai Daikannon - One of the world's top ten tallest statues

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Hotels in Miyagi

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Hidaritano Yado Ryokan Katsuraya

Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Hidaritano Yado Ryokan Katsuraya offers accommodation in Shiroishi, 41 km from Sendai. Free private parking is available o

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Haon no Yado Kuroshio

Featuring free WiFi, Haon no Yado Kuroshio offers accommodation in Kami, 45 km from Tottori. Free private parking is available on site. The rooms are equipped

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nine hours Sendai

Nine hours Sendai is situated in Sendai, 24 km from Sakunami Hot Spring. The rooms are fitted with a shared bathroom. Extras include slippers and free toiletri

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Satoya

Satoya offers accommodation in Sendai. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms include a TV. Each room is fitted with a shared bathroom. Sakunami

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Matsushima Ichinobo

Featuring free property-wide WiFi, a spa centre and a seasonal outdoor pool, Matsushima Ichinobo offers accommodation in Matsushima. The ryokan has a hot spring

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Hotel Route Inn Ishinomaki Chuo

Featuring a restaurant, and public baths, Hotel Route Inn Ishinomaki Chuo is located in Ishinomaki. Free WiFi access is available. Each room at the hotel provi

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