Matsushima Bay, Matsushima-machi

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#1 of 103 in Parks in Miyagi Prefecture
Admire the tiny landmasses of Matsushima Bay, a coastal area known for its scenery, wealth of vantage points, and sightseeing cruises. From the mainland, four long-established viewpoints represent the most popular way of experiencing the bay; visit them all for different vistas of the offshore collection of pine covered islands. Alternatively, opt to take one of the many cruises around the bay for up-close inspection of the varying rock formations, as well as the black and red pines topping the 260 grey rock islets. Put Matsushima Bay into our Matsushima-machi travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Matsushima-machi.
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  • One of the famous scenes of Japan, we visited Matsushima Bay while on the way to Hakodate. Perhaps the afternoon cloudy weather did not enhance the scenes we saw on our boat ride from Hon-Shiogama to ...  more »
  • As it is regarded as one of the top 3 sites in Japan, we had a high expectation. The bay and islands are not nice but not spectacular but the visit to “Zuigan-ji” is the must.  more »
  • From the marine gate shiogama Matsushima went island-hopping Basho course 50-minute boat trip on a fluent. It was a 1 hour 1 flights. Green cabin, first class cabin I need extra charge, but this time first-class cabin. Was out on the deck to see wonderful islands of Matsushima, is quite good. Once you arrive at Matsushima treasure zuiganji temple near Mulhouse.
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