Matsushima

8 Wonderful Places to Visit in Matsushima, One of Japan’s Most Scenic Areas

Matsushima is a group of islands located in the middle of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Surrounded by bodies of water, Matsushima is a great place for tourists looking to experience the natural beauty of Japan. In this article are some places that tourists can visit when in Matsushima! 1. Matsushima Bay jp.fotolia.com/ Matsushima Bay is considered…

Have a Look at Japan’s Majestic Cloudy Skies at These 4 Spots in the Country

The unique geographic location of Japan affects the cloud formations in its sky, which are also influenced by the fact that the country is an archipelago, a cluster of many small islands. Aptly called as “Nippon” or “Nihon,” which literally translates to “Land of the Rising Sun,” Japan has a lot to offer in terms…

Relax and Enjoy the Serenity and Beauty of Matsushima

“Matsushima ah! A-ah, Matsushima, ah! Matsushima, ah!”. The speechless admiration from Matsuo Bashō, the great poet in Edo period, is exactly the same expression I had at first glance of the beautiful Matsushima. Matushima’s small islands In my recent trip to Japan, I had one quick stop in Sendai and decided to go on a…

Looking for a New Experience? Head North to Miyagi Prefecture!

When people think of Japan, their minds go right to the world of Tokyo and Kyoto. Modern Japan in the huge booming city of Tokyo and traditional Japan in Kyoto. While no doubt, these places have their merits, Japan is a place full of wonder, mysticism, beautiful nature and exploration. If you’re looking for something…

The Wonders of Sendai, Matsushima’s nature and onsens

I would like to introduce some places, features of the beautiful northern city of Japan. Sendai city is the Capital of Miyagi prefecture and also the largest city in Northern Japan. It is also known as the Green City for its well balanced layout with mountains and forests, and also Academic city because it hosts…

Pine Clad Island of Matsushima, Miyagi

Have you ever heard about Nihon Sankei (日本三景) ? Well known as the Three Most Scenic Views in Japan. Japanese believe that these three beautiful places have breathtaking view that stands above the others. So if you travel to Japan, make sure to visit all or at least one of them. The three amazing places…