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(Sendai City Guide) Visiting the Vibrant Sendai Umi-no-Mori Aquarium!

Sendai And Matsushima Theme Parks

The Sendai Umi no Mori Aquarium opened in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture in July 2015. The aquarium takes its name from the city's nickname of "City of Trees" and is the largest in the Tohoku region. In addition to the various exhibitions placed throughout the building, unique projects and events tailored to the season are held one after another. Let's take a look at the attractions that have brought visitors back time and again since the aquarium opened.

Guide to Japan's Hidden Hot Springs: Iizaka Onsen, Gem of the North!

Fukushima, Koriyama And Iwaki Hot Springs (Onsen) & Bath Houses (Sento)

Iizaka Onsen in Fukushima Prefecture is a scenic town that's particularly famous for having been frequented by famous Japanese writers and poets who undoubtedly sought rest, relaxation and inspiration. This town of rolling hills has nine communal baths, each with its own character. And as is customary in Japan, many of these onsen not only offer soothing natural baths but fine food as well. Here we will introduce some of the foremost and most relaxing hot springs in the Tohoku Region. These are exactly the spots you'll remember forever. Today they continue to overflow with tradition, have incredible gourmet dishes and warm hospitality since ancient times.

Choice Spots

  • Aomori, Hirosaki And Hachinohe
  • Fukushima, Koriyama And Iwaki
  • Morioka, Hiraizumi And Hachimantai
  • Niigata And Sado
  • Sendai And Matsushima
  • Surrounding Areas Of Akita
  • Surrounding Areas Of Yamagata
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