Matsushima Bay, Matsushima-machi

3.8
#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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  • Islands in the Pacific Ocean, is the impressive views over the Bay. Walking the shoreline without a lot of time and couldn't get on the boat, but instead, we enjoyed from a variety of angles. Move the part under construction as a difficult place to do but enjoy views of Matsushima in a short period of time is recommended. Because I liked the view from the promenade is particularly fukuura island and godaido, should watch.
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  • When every day is very good, blue sky White Cloud, the sun shines this time Pine Island is most beautiful! Ship about 30-40 minutes or so can buy a bag of lobster taste can feed the sea seagull (not to say now is not good ~ to cooperate with the local policy) Sea Seagull, the island is really let a person's eyes are not to wink Oh!
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  • From Sendai station on the JR senseki line arrives at the Matsushima-Kaigan station in about 40 minutes. Matsushima station a station there, is Matsushima-Kaigan station near Matsushima Bay. No spot in the Sendai city near the sea, and only one of Japan's most scenic, views was very nice. It is also crowded with tourist attractions, so helpful and friendly. The convenience store is not convenient.
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Where to stay in Matsushima-machi

The most popular accommodations in Matsushima-machi lie close to the bay, offering views of the forested limestone landmasses. Hotels large and small, traditional and modern, occupy the area to the east side of the bay, with many of the options offering onsite onsens. Explore options near the train stations for a set of simpler, more budget-friendly places to stay, including hotels, guesthouses, and hostels.
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