Matsushima has had a long history as a sightseeing spot because of its beautiful landscape. It is also known as a historically important location for being a base of the shogunate during the Sengoku (Warring States) period. You will see and learn the history and the local culture by visiting historical sites and experiencing local activities.
• 6 hours
This is a rare chance to experience a green tea tasting, a local sake tasting, a tea ceremony at an important historical teahouse and many other activities with your guide who will explain to you about the long history of Matsushima as a sightseeing spot due to its beautiful landscape. Matsushima is also known as a historically important location for being the base of the shogunate during the Sengoku (Warring States) period. This tour includes both one-way bullet train and local train tickets. Enjoy the relaxing train ride as well as beautiful rural landscape in Japan!
• 6.5 hours
Seven years ago a massive tsunami devastated northeastern Japan, forever changing the landscape and the lives of the people who lived there. Sendai City was no exception.Join us for a special tour to Sendai's coast. Hear about what happened that day from people who experienced the disasters. Visit a school which survived the tsunami and find out how it saved many lives. Walk through the former residential neigbhorhood to the ocean. Learn about the history and future of Sendai's coastal neighborhoods at the 3/11 Memorial Community Center. [Optional- extra charge] Have a lunch rich in local vegetables at a farm restaurant which reopened in 2015 in the new neighborhood around Arai Station.
• 3.5 hours