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Matsushima Bay, Matsushima-machi

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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. With our world travel planner, Matsushima-machi attractions like Matsushima Bay can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The view is awesome. So is our Cup of tea, zunda's delicious cakes. Was also the birthplace of the Acorn fat lyrics. Everyone can be proud.
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  • Spread senseki line return Sendai to ishinomaki, Bay views of the scenery is not a long time, but see firmly in the mood. There are subsistence farming of oysters and sea. Sit on the left side toward the Sendai line up is good.
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  • This is Japan one just by watching from the land? And I take, or that they were. Take a look at sunny not cold day cruise we recommend. Or rather Japanese-style beach there are sea views of pure Japan.
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