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.

Places to visit in Miyagi

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Sights in Miyagi

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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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Enjoy "the most scenic" desserts in Miyagi!

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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

Neighborhoods

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Sendai

The capital of Miyagi Prefecture, this city is home to many interesting sites and attractions. With roughly one million inhabitants, Sendai is not only the larg

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Yamagata has been called 'hidden' Japan and is definitely not on the regular tourist routes. It is Japan's largest prefecture and you can find it along the Sea

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Fukushima

Fukushima has been a place of scenic beauty and history for centuries, but since 2011 the world equates the name with the difficulties at the Fukushima nuclear

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Aomori

Aomori prefecture is surrounded by the sea and boasts amazing natural beauty and opportunity for outdoor adventures. It is the home of Lake Towada, the Hakkoda

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Akita

In Akita, on the Sea of Japan coast in the northern Tohoku region, visitors can revel in Japan’s natural beauty. You can climb mountains, look over beautiful la

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Iwate

Iwate is the prefecture with the largest landmass in Japan. It is on the Pacific coast in the northern Tohoku region. The capital city Morioka is famous for its