Miyagi and Tohoku are famous with its hot springs.
Majority of hot springs are located in the Ou mountain range, however in Minami Sanriku where is sea side they have escavated 2,000m depth from the ground with recent technology to strike spring water vein.
You can watch friendly seagulls flying over hot spring forgetting busy time and relaxing with them.
Endless Onsen terrace toward the ocean. Incredible rich experience.
Try to be early bird for the rising sun from the horizon which is superb view.
Open air onsen and 4 large baths and sauna are available.
Enjoy blue ocean, green islands, panorama to the ocean of soft sun light.
Rocky cave for ladies.
Japanese taste green for mens. Feel ocean breeze, listen to the sounds of waves.
This is Minami Sanriku Onsen. 2 hours from Sendai by free shuttle bus.
“Matsushima” is composed by 260 islets in and around Matsushima Bay from Shiogama to Okumatsushima, including surrounding hills. It is one of the three most famous tourist spots of Japan with “Miyajima” in Hiroshima and “Amanohashidate” in Kyoto.
Matsushima was always a stage of history in Tohoku.
Jomon people has started to settle down in this area as the “center of Japan” some 10,000 years ago.
Clan Date Masamune constructed “Moon Observation Palace” 400 years ago.
Famous poet Matsuo Basho also has arrived to Matsushima during his tour “Narrow Road to the Deep North” 330 years ago.
There are operating several courses of cruisers, you may enjoy the boat trip.
Cruising with seagull
Matsushima drawn by Utagawa Hiroshige, 160 years ago
Matsushima is on the way from Hotel Kanyo to Sendai, 50 minutes drive from Hotel Kanyo.