Seiryuzan Zuigan-ji is a Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple in located in the town of Matsushima, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Belonging to the Myōshin-ji-branch of Rinzai Zen, it was founded in 828 during the Heian period by Jikaku Daishi. [Wikipedia]
Uchi guesthouse is an amazing place to stay in Matsushima in Miyagi Prefecture. Not only are the prices significantly less than..
Hotel Sohkan is a great hotel, especially for families, in Matsushima, Miyagi Prefecture. The four floor hotel comes with conf..
Not far from Sendai in northern Japan's Miyagi prefecture, Shiogama is an interesting little town, with easy access to Matsushima..
Matsushima is famous for seafood but where can you find fresh seafood for affordable prices? Try the Matsushima Fish Market!
Shiogama Wholesale Market is the very last of the great old-school fish markets in the Tohoku region. It miraculously escaped the..
Kameki Sushi is one of many local culinary establishments that has grown in parallel with the success of Shiogama's fishing..
The Entsuin Temple was built next to Matsushima's main temple, the Zuiganji Temple, in 1647 to house the mausoleum of Date Mitsumune, son of the ruling..
Shiogama Jinja is a Shinto shrine in the city of Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture, in the Tōhoku region of northern Japan. Known from the ninth century, ..
The Hiyoshi Sanno Festival is a Shinto festival to bless a Buddhist temple. It takes place the third Sunday of April in Matsus..