Grand shrine overlooking Matsushima Bay
The cosmopolitan capital of Sendai sits at the center of Miyagi. To the west rise the mountains of Zao, snowcapped in winter and famous for a deep green crater lake. To the east is Matsushima, its 260 pine tree-covered islands long thought to resemble paradise. Whether you are looking for outdoor adventure, five-star sushi, rustic dining, traditional festivals or spiritual journeys, Miyagi has it within reach.
Celebrate the end of winter with cherry blossoms against the backdrop of Miyagi's diverse landscapes.
Northern Japan's summer may be brief but it is packed with energetic traditional festivals and activities you can enjoy outdoors.
The harvest season highlights Miyagi's rich local food culture. With farms and the sea nearby, you can enjoy a fresh seasonal meal wherever you choose to dine.
Seasonal vegetables, fresh seafood, and local sake await. Rich soil, abundant clean water and nutrient-rich currents have made Miyagi an agricultural and seafood leader.
The urban and the rural, sea and mountains, tradition and modernity coexist in close proximity. Miyagi is an ideal place to explore, experience life in the countryside and take part in cultural activities.
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