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Pine trees on land overlooking Matsushima Bay


Matsushima is famous for its view of over the bay, considered one of Japan's Three Great Sights. However, it offers visitors ancient cultural treasures as well. 

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Tendo Guide Yamagata

Tendo guide Yamagata: read a travel guide to the city of Tendo, the home of shogi (Japanese chess) in Yamagata Prefecture, northern Japan close to Sendai.

Tsutsujigaoka Park

Top Three Places for Hanami in Sendai

The cherry blossoms, or sakura, are the great attraction of early spring in Japan, during which the population goes out picnicking in the parks under the swollen branches of pink flowers.

Vue sur l'ile de Kinkazan

Kinkasan Island

Kinkasan is a small island northeast of Miyagi Prefecture in the Tohoku region. It lives to the rhythm of nature and the famous Koganeyama shrine, believed to bring wealth! 

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Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium

The Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium will host the opening game baseball and six softball games during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Grotte d'Abukuma

Abukuma Cave

Visiting a cave may seem like an unlikely activity in Japan: however, caving enthusiasts or the currious will be delighted to discover that the country is home to many interesting caves.

Mount Zao, a volcano near Sendai

Mount Zao is a mountain nestled in the Tohoku region, between the prefectures of Miyagi and Yamagata.

Iwake, Fukushima


Iwaki is a city located in the southeast of Fukushima Prefecture. A former mining town converted to tourism by hosting Japan's first theme park in 1966, the famed Spa Resort Hawaiians.

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Zuihoden Date's Mausoleum

The Zuihoden in Sendai is the ornate Momoyama-style mausoleum of Date Masamune, his son,grandson and other members of the Date clan who ruled Miyagi during the Edo Period.

Sendai Mediatheque

Sendai Mediatheque

In Sendai, a huge glass cube overlooks Jozen-dori street...

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Tsuruga Castle Aizuwakamatsu

Tsuruga Castle: read a guide to Tsuruga Castle aka Aizuwakamatsu Castle which is now a 1965 reconstruction of the original samurai stronghold.

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Zao Onsen

Zao Onsen in Yamagata Prefecture is famous for its snow monsters in winter, hot springs and skiing and snow shoeing.

Shiroishi Castle

Shiroishi Castle: read a guide to Shiroishi Castle in Miyagi Prefecture. Shiroishi Castle was destroyed in 1874 but completely restored in 1995.

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Hiraizumi Guide

Hiraizumi Guide. Read a travel guide to Hiraizumi in Iwate prefecture including Hiraizumi temples, transport and accommodation information.