Photo by Xander McGrouther

Photo by Xander McGrouther

Photo by Xander McGrouther

  • Nanairo Hiroba was one of Yoichi Fujita’s first revitalization projects in Shichikashuku. It is an unconventional, modern rest area designed with sustainability in mind—constructed as part of a project to attract tourists, but also designed to meet the needs of the local community.

    Nanairo Hiroba has your typical rest area standards (restrooms, a gas station, and a convenience store) but also features modern leisure facilities Wood & Spa Ya-sumasshe, and Book & Cafe Ko-rasshe. Ya-sumasshe is a cozy sento bathouse heated by environmentally-friendly biomass fuel. Ko-rasshe serves as a great stop for breakfast or lunch, and has a library area on the second floor for those who want to linger. Ko-rasshe also offers bicycle rental and SUP (stand-up paddleboard) rental. Both are a great way to experience the natural beauty of the town, and the SUP boards can be used at nearby Lake Shichikashuku or Lake Choro.

  • Last Update
    March 17, 2020

    Area Mt. Zao

Details

ADDRESS

Suwabara, Shichikashuku, Katta District, Miyagi 989-0519

ACCESS BY PUBLIC TRANSIT

About 45 minutes by bus from Shiroishi Station (白石駅) or Shiroishi-Zao Station (白石蔵王駅). Board a Shichikashuku Shiroishi Line (七ヶ宿白石線) bus bound for Yakuba・Nananiro Hiroba (役場・なないろひろば); alight Nanairo Hiroba (なないろひろば) bus stop. Timetable here.

ADMISSION

Ya-sumasshe spa ¥500

CREDIT CARDS

Ko-rasshe: Accepted
Ya-sumasshe: Not accepted

LANGUAGES

Japanese only

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

Ko-rasshe: Partially. Cafe on first floor is handicap accessible, second-floor library is not.
Ya-sumasshe: Partially

HOURS

Ko-rasshe: 9:00–18:00
Ya-sumasshe: Sunday–Thursday 14:00–20:00, Friday & Saturday 14:00–21:00

CLOSED DAYS

Tuesdays

PHONE

0224-26-6681

OFFICIAL URL

https://7kashuku.jp/nanairo-hiroba/

VEGETARIAN/VEGAN

No

HALAL

No

FOREIGN-LANGUAGE MENU

No

NON-SMOKING

No

LUNCH HOURS

11:00–14:00

LUNCH LAST ORDER

13:45

DINNER HOURS

14:00–18:00*
*Dinner after 18:00 is available for groups of 5 or more. Reservations are required.

DINNER LAST ORDER

17:00