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This Summer, Take an Economical Bus to Visit Tohoku's Recommended Waterside Tourist Spots!Read Later
Summer has finally arrived, but at Tohoku's watersides, even summer is cool. Adding to its appeal, visitors can fully enjoy the bounties of nature here! This article will introduce spots around the Tohoku region that are recommended in the summer. Coming from Tokyo, it's convenient and economical to use the JR EAST PASS, which can now be used on buses, too!
This year, 2018, marks the 41th anniversary of the Morioka Sansa Odori Festival! The parade is held over four days on Chuo-dori Street and is comprised of taiko drummers, flautists, singers, dancers, and floats. Sansa is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as being the largest ensemble of taiko drummers playing simultaneously in the world.
It is expected that the cherry trees in the Tohoku region ("Northeast Region”) will be in full bloom around April 15th. The seven must-visit hamami (“cherry blossom viewing”) spots in the Tohoku region are listed here for your reference. We wish you a pleasant hanami tour ♡
This service allows passengers to enjoy drifting through the view of Geibikei, designated in 1925 as a scenic spot of natural beauty, from inside of a boat. Called the “Kotatsu Boat,” starting on December 1st this trip takes guests through the valley’s winter beauty, past about 2 kilometers of towering rock cliffs that can reach 100 meters high while the passengers stay warm under the boat’s kotatsu.
A Fall Foliage Viewing Spot in Iwate: Kinshu Lake, a Must-Visit Spot Where Fall Waters Merge into the SkyRead Later
People often use “brocade” to praise enchanting fall foliage viewing spots, as brocade is characterized by gorgeousness and richness. In Iwate Prefecture in northern Japan, there is a bewitching spot for viewing fall foliage, which is called Kinshu Lake (literally “brocade-like fall”) and where fall waters merge into the sky.
Breathtaking, broad vistas of seas, mountains and skies Tohoku’s lush, natural beauty will live on in your heart.Read Later
Experience the natural beauty and history of Matsushima, one of the three most scenic spots in Japan.
Works of art, gems, combining beauty with practicality Splendid with the skill of craftsmen passed down the ages.Read Later
Gorgeously decorating the everyday
The accouterments of everyday life, created by craftsmen
Blossoming together in full glory, heralding spring to snow-covered Tohoku,Tohoku’s beautiful cherry trees, burst with life’s energy.