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.

Top destinations in Miyagi

1

Matsushima

Scenic bay dotted by pine clad islets.
3.9 / 5
827
2

Sanriku Coast

Pacific coastline that was hit by the 2011 tsunami.
3.9 / 5
149
3

Naruko Gorge

Forested gorge famous for its autumn colors.
3.6 / 5
60
4

Sendai

Largest city in the Tohoku Region.
3.5 / 5
1,527
Page last updated: March 19, 2015