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Ojima Island, Matsushima-machi

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  • It is said here we go to the real religious, said the pilgrimage beyond the dimensions through an enormous, huge rocks and boulders from the, to visit the temple. Here as well the island itself is worshipped in more than 50 'Tower'. Tower is made of natural rock caves, like depressions are eligible for burial and faith is in. Matsushima itself was anticlimactic views, but was cool stuff zuiganji Temple and godaido, cauded, respectively.
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  • Probably most tourist miss this island, because that morning we were the only ones. There were some local clam-pickers and men fishing, but no visitors. So very peaceful experience. Beautiful views, t...  more »
  • Sanriku coast of Miyagi Prefecture, is the Rock Island's famous Japan small islands dotting the sea. Matsushima is known even sigh like Basho's haiku poem. Sightseeing spots aboard large cruise ships, medium-sized cruise ships off the coast, around the Islands, but in only across the bridge (' the Red railing) and you can see the island's "cauded". During there is a small shrine of the shrine is no small island is around 100 meters. Seems like a concern to Matsushima, if you come here.
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  • Beautiful and a quick walk, well worth the quick stop for a beautiful little place away from the city. Nice views back and a beautiful red bridge great for photos.
  • While the other two islands are surely the main attractions of Matsushima, don't miss out on this one. It offers a nice scenic view on the whole bay and several old Buddha panels.
  • Beautiful island. The larger one to the north is better but Oshima is worth a visit if you have time.
  • Great for an early morning hike to watch the sunrise.
  • This sacred island is a peaceful place to sit and enjoy the atmosphere of Matsushima. The small caves and Buddhist funereal tablets lend it a mysterious feel.

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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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