Top things to do in Ishinomaki

Museum in Ishinomaki

Ishinomori Mangattan Museum

This popular manga museum's other-worldly spaceship structure survived the tsunami largely intact, while the collection has since been restored and rejuvenated. The work of influential manga-ka (cartoonist) and loca…
Food Hall in Ishinomaki

Common-ship Hashidori

Constructed haphazardly from caravans, pine beams, fake turf and fairy lights, this pop-up community dining and gathering space is emblematic of Ishinomaki's reconstruction. Burgers and other street-food-style bites…
Museum in Ishinomaki

Miyagi Sant Juan Bautista Museum

A full-scale replica of the Spanish-style Japanese-made ship Sant Juan Bautista, commissioned by Date Masamune in 1613 as part of a diplomatic mission to Europe, is on display here (though visitors can no longer go …
Park in Ishinomaki

Hiyori-yama Kōen

In the hills above Ishinomaki, 56m above sea level, this beautiful park stands on the site of the former Ishinomaki castle. Offering sweeping views over the city, it's a wonderful spot to relax. The park's 400 cherr…