Beach in Rikuzen-takata & Ōfunato

Goishi Kaigan

This 6km scenic stretch of rocky coastline and picturesque beaches around Ōfunato is home to a number of geological attractions, including Ranboya Gorge, a watery canyon with 30m-high walls that is navigable by boat…
Memorial in Rikuzen-takata & Ōfunato


More than 70,000 pine trees lined the coastline around Rikuzen-takata until 2011, when all but one were destroyed in the tsunami. That tree, known as the Miracle Pine, survived for over a year, until salination from…