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Travel Blogs from Ishinomaki
... 90's and will continue through 2017. Sorry, but photography was prohibited, so no pictures :o(
The it was on to Godaido Hall which is a small worship hall on Godaidojima ("jima" meaning island). It was reconstructed by Masamune in 1609. The "Go" of Godaido refers to the five enshrined statues (vividly colored esoteric Buddhist statues) which represents ...
... island and more and views of the oyster farms that dot the bay. Oyster are the specialty of the region and are plentiful during the season (unfortunately not in June).
As you arrive at the ferry terminal in Matsushima you can view a couple of the ...
... At 6 we got out a two minute noodles for dinner, the options, chicken and shrimp/fish. Luckily I got the chicken, unluckily during the trip we went over a bump and I got boiling hot water and noodles all over my pajamas. I had to yell at the boys to close their eyes as I ripped off my pajamas. It got all over my bed and on my doona. I had to borrow Evie's shirt and put my legs though the arm holes and wear it as ...
... the top floor of the tower. It was 250m above ground and because of the clear sky we could see Mt. Fuji! The view was really amazing, it was a beautiful place to go. From there, we decided to quickly visit Temple Zojoji. It is a five minute walk away. Admission was free. This temple is thousands of years old and has stood through many earthquakes and fires! It is one of Japan's leading temples and is the head temple of the ...
... jp/text/nn2011 0817f1.html#.T-wsHhem-So . Matsushima was one place I visited, and it certainly had a deserted feel despite the accolade of being in Japan's top three scenic spots:
Sendai itself beared little sign of what had happened, at least in the areas I travelled to. The centre, which had largely escaped widespread damage, from what ...
Other places to stay in Ishinomaki
1-7 Manjishita, Ayukawahama, Ishinomaki | Hotelfrom $62