Tohoku Travels

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Journeys around Tohoku, discovering some of Japan's best sightseeing secrets.

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Ishinomaki is a large city located along the eastern coast of Miyagi prefecture. Whilst considered to be one of the most heavily damaged areas following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Ishinomaki is doing remarkably well.


Zao is a mountainous region located in south-west Miyagi – perhaps best known for the beautiful Okama crater located close to the summit of Mount Zao, which also borders Yamagata prefecture further to the west.

Hasegawa Ramen

Hasegawa Ramen (はせ川 松山店) up in Fukushima's Kitakata region is one of the more popular ramen shops in the area, serving up local Kitakata style ramen in a variety of bowls.

Ishinomaki Fish Market

Ishinomaki Fish Market is the largest fish market in Japan, acting as a conduit for the Minami-sanriku coastal region – one of the world's largest fishing grounds.