Miyagi Prefecture
Tohoku Region /

Miyagi Prefecture

Miyagi ({錧, Miyagi-ken) is located on the Pacific coast in the southern Tohoku Region. Miyagi's capital Sendai is the region's largest city. Just outside of Sendai is Matsushima, a coastal town well known to offer one of Japan's three most scenic views. The prefecture was worst hit by the March 2011 tsunami.

What To See

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Sanriku Coast

Pacific coastline that was hit by the 2011 tsunami.

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Matsushima

Scenic bay dotted by pine clad islets.

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Naruko Gorge

Forested gorge famous for its autumn colors.

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Sendai

Largest city in the Tohoku Region.

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Last updated: March 19, 2015
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