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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The city of Sendai is famous for being the gate to Tohoku and having been founded by Date Masamune. Bright lights, big city, shopping, night life, ...Read more
The three coastal landscapes “Nihon sankei” are considered to be the most beautiful landscapes in Japan. Those have a scenic view of the sea & ...Read more
Every year on kodomo no hi, a Japanese national holiday called Children's Day, colorful koinobori are raised all over the country. They are wind so...Read more