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[Kesennuma City] Kesennuma Recovery Memorial Park Prayer Sail

from our hotel About 6 minutes by car
URLs Kesennuma Reconstruction Memorial Park Prayer Sail

[Kesennuma City] Kesennuma City Great East Japan Earthquake Memorial Museum

The Kesennuma City Great East Japan Earthquake Remains and Traditions Museum will pass on the memories and lessons learned from the disaster to the future, and will be used as a "visible proof" that will continue to ring alarm bells, contributing to Kesennuma City's goal of "zero tsunami deaths." is intended for

from our hotel About 20 minutes by car
URLs Kesennuma City Great East Japan Earthquake Memorial Museum

[Rikuzentakata City] Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Memorial Museum Iwate TSUNAMI Memorial

In order not to repeat this sadness, it is important to protect lives from various natural disasters and overcome them by preparing with wisdom and technology and acting on our own.

from our hotel About 40 minutes by car
URLs Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Memorial Museum Iwate TUNAMI Memorial

[Kesennuma City] Ice Aquarium

Kesennuma overlooks the sea of ​​Sanriku, one of the world's leading fishing grounds. Ice is indispensable for the distribution of landed seafood. Kesennuma has cultivated ice-making technology unique to a port town. Please enjoy the ice world of -20℃ by the ice shop. (Free rental of warm clothes available)

from our hotel About 7 minutes on foot
URLs ice aquarium

[Kesennuma City] Sea Market Shark Museum

In the Shark Zone, there is a full-scale model of a great white shark on display, as well as an introduction to the diverse species and ecology of sharks. In addition, in the video theater corner, we will convey the state of Kesennuma at the time of the earthquake, reconstruction, and thoughts on the future.

from our hotel About 6 minutes on foot
URLs Uminoichi Shark Museum

[Kesennuma City] Mt. Tokusenjo

Altitude 711m. It is said to be one of the best azalea viewing spots in Japan, and from the end of May to the end of June, the whole mountain is dyed red with mountain azaleas and lotus azaleas.

from our hotel About 1 hour by car

[Kesennuma City] Mt. Aba

Altitude 239m. The symbolic mountain of Kesennuma overlooking the harbor town of Kesennuma. A dragon monument welcomes you at the entrance of the park, and there is an observatory along the trail.
There is a square at the top, and it is popular as a park for relaxation.

from our hotel About 20 minutes by car

[Kesennuma City] Ogama and Oriishi

On the northeastern coast of the Karakuwa Peninsula, there is a unique landscape of strangely shaped rocks formed by sea erosion of marble.
The 16m-high and 3m-wide marble stone pillars and ori-ishi stand majestically overcoming the 3.11 tsunami.

from our hotel About 30 minutes by car

[Kesennuma City] Dragon Pine

The pine tree that withstood the tsunami caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake was named "dragon pine" because its shape resembles a rising dragon.

from our hotel About 25 minutes by car

[Kesennuma City] Visit the fish market

You can watch the landing of seasonal seafood and the bidding process from the 2nd floor deck.

from our hotel 5 minutes on foot
URLs Kesennuma Fish Market

[Kesennuma City] Mo-land Motoyoshi

You can experience handmade dairy products such as ice cream and butter, as well as sausages. You can also experience milking cows and interact with animals such as goats, sheep, and rabbits.

from our hotel About 50 minutes by car
URLs Morland Motoyoshi

[Iwate Prefecture] Chusonji Golden Hall

Head temple of the Tohoku sect of the Tendai sect founded by Jikaku Daishi in 850. It is a treasure trove of Heian Buddhist art, with numerous national treasures and important cultural properties, including Konjikido.

from our hotel About 1 hour 30 minutes by car
URLs Chusonji Golden Hall

[Iwate Prefecture] Motsuji Temple

Motsuji Temple is said to have been founded by Jikaku Daishi in 850, the same year as Chusonji Temple. It was rebuilt by Motohira, the second head of the Fujiwara clan, and completed by Hidehira, the third head of the Fujiwara clan.
The Pure Land garden has been excavated and restored to its old view as a valuable garden that conveys the ideas and techniques of Japan's oldest gardening book "Sakuteiki" to the present day.

from our hotel About 1 hour and 20 minutes by car
URLs Motsuji Temple

[Iwate Prefecture] Geibikei Gorge

Geibikei is a gorge with limestone quays over 50 meters high that stretch for about 2 kilometers along the Satetsu River, a tributary of the Kitakami River.
On October 8, 1925, it was designated as a National Historic Site, Scenic Beauty and Natural Monument, as well as the first designated scenic spot in the prefecture, and is counted as one of Japan's 100 scenic spots.

from our hotel About 1 hour 10 minutes by car
URLs Geibikei Gorge

[Iwate Prefecture] Genbikei Gorge

Genbikei Gorge is designated as a national scenic spot and natural monument.
Strangely shaped rocks, strangely shaped rocks, abyss, potholes, and waterfalls, the dynamic scenery that fascinates visitors continues for about 2 kilometers.

from our hotel About 1 hour and 20 minutes by car
URLs Genbikei Gorge

[Iwate Prefecture] Tategamori Ark Ranch

Tulips and lavenders bloom depending on the season, and you can come in contact with animals such as horses, deer, pigs, sheep, and chickens. There are "Herb Garden" where you can appreciate herbs collected from all over the world, "Restaurant Tills" where you can eat, and "Farm Market" where you can shop and barbecue.

from our hotel About 1 hour by car
URLs Tategamori Ark Ranch

[Iwate Prefecture] Iwate Safari Park

You can see lions, tigers and many other wild animals up close from the bus.
The adjoining World Monkey Center has a laughing and moving monkey theater, a splendidly dancing flamingo show, and an open space for interacting with monkeys.

from our hotel About 1 hour by car
URLs Iwate Safari Park