Hot spring resort towns, historical attractions, festivals, and the iconic Matsushima Bay draw visitors from far and wide
You can find hot spring resorts such as Akiu Onsen, Sakunami Onsen and Naruko Onsen throughout Miyagi Prefecture. In the city of Sendai, a former castle town, visit the impressive mausoleum of warlord Masamune Date, Zuihoden, and the ruins of Sendai Castle. A trip the remote and mysterious Zao Fox Village, where foxes roam freely, is a highlight of Miyagi, and the Tanabata Festival, held at the beginning of August, attracts more than two million spectators. Visit Miyagi’s majestic coastline to sample fresh seafood from some of Japan’s most fertile fishing grounds.