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Shopping Spots in Miyagi Area

    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Miyagino-ku Nakano 3-7-2
    The Mitsui Outlet Park Sendai Port features a diverse array of shops, foods, and restaurants, and is famous for having Tohoku’s biggest Ferris wheel— “Port Flower”. The Ferris wheel underwent renewal in summer of 2017, and now features colorful LED lights which turn on at dusk. It’s a great spot to enjoy with family, friends, or that special someone.
  • Fujisaki Department Store
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Ichibanchou 3-2-17
    Fujisaki Department Store is one of the oldest department stores in Miyagi Prefecture. It can trace its origins back to a business dealing in cotton and hemp cloth that was founded in 1819; over time, it grew into a major department store. Fujisaki Department Store is proud of its roots in the local community; most locals will be familiar with Fujisaki Department Store commercial jingle “I like this town!” which is played over the loudspeaker system in the Store. Families with children are the main target market for the Store, and there is a special “Babies and Kids Club” in which children up to the age of 12 can accumulate points to be redeemed for special gifts and services.
  • Shiogama Seafood Wholesale Market
    Miyagi Pref. Shiogamashi Shinhamachou 1-20-74
    The market of Shiogama Port boasts one of the largest volumes of fresh tuna nationally, and offers an abundance of fresh seafood and produce. There are also five areas in the hall to eat and visitors can buy their favorite seafood and create their own original Kaisendon (seafood and rice bowl), or have the seafood purchased cooked at BBQs available to be used freely. It is approximately 15 minutes by car from Rifunaka Interchange on the Sanriku Expressway.
  • Shinise Takakame
    Miyagi Pref. Osakishi Narukonsen Yumoto 88
    A shop situated along Yunomachi-dori Street in the Naruko Onsen hot spring resort area which has been producing a variety of carved wood goods since 1771. Takakame sells wooden toys such as koma tops and Naruko kokeshi wooden dolls, a famous local craft. All of the shop’s products are handmade, and each is unique, with differing wooden textures and grains. The shop also displays kokeshi painted by painter Rokuro Taniuchi, kokeshi from throughout the Tohoku region, and local wooden toys from across Japan, ensuring you can have fun even if you just come to look.
  • Sakurai Kokeshi
    Miyagi Pref. Osakishi Narukonsen Yumoto 26-6
    Located a five minute walk from Naruko-Onsen Station, Sakurai Kokeshi produces and sells Naruko kokeshi wooden dolls, a local Naruko specialty product. In addition to traditional Naruko kokeshi, the shop also sells more unique products, such as “Hiina” hina dolls which make use of the same techniques to produce kokeshi, and NARUKO, a new doll brand which harmonize with Naruko lacquer. The NARUKO tables, candle stands, and other lifestyle goods making use of round, kokeshi-like curves are characterized by the unique chic provided by Japanese lacquer.
  • Shimanuki Main Shop
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Ichibanchou 3-1-17
    A long-standing kokeshi and wooden goods shop which was established in 1892. The shop stands along Aoba-dori Avenue extending from Sendai Station. In addition to kokeshi wooden dolls, the shop sells a variety of Tohoku crafts popular with tourists, including tamamushi lacquerware, Sendai tsuishu relief lacquerware, and Sendai tansu chests of drawers. The shop also sells a variety of goods mixing old-fashioned folk crafts with modern ideas, including Akari Kokeshi, kokeshi wooden dolls equipped with an LED flashlight in the base in case of a disaster; and Sendai no Koku clocks which make use of traditional Sendai tansu chests of drawers designs.
  • "S-PAL Sendai Main Building B1F ""EKICHIKA"" Souvenir street"
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Chuou 1-1-1
    A collection of shops offering souvenirs on floor B1 of the S-PAL Sendai mall standing to the southwest of Sendai Station. In addition to sasakama fish cakes, beef tongue, and other Sendai souvenirs, here you’ll find an abundant lineup of crafts, knickknacks, and other souvenirs from the six prefectures of the Tohoku region. S-PAL is connected directly to the station, making it a convenient destination for quickly picking out popular souvenirs even when you have little time. Several shops here sell sasakama, giving shoppers the chance to compare prices and choose their favorites.
  • ZUNDA SARYO Sendai Station Zunda Komichi branch
    7 Reviews
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Chuou 1-1-1 Sendai Station 3F
    A shop specializing in zunda, mashed boiled green soybeans, a Sendai specialty. The shop is located in the Zunda Komichi area on the third floor of Sendai Station. The shop sells a variety of zunda sweets, including zunda mochi rice cakes, zunda shakes, and zunda mochi-puchi served in a cup. In addition to purchasing souvenirs here, you can also enjoy the shop’s zunda sweets on your train ride or in the shop’s eat-in space.

    After a meal of Gyutan near the Zunda Saryo store, we purchased a large Zunda shake. It is delicious and served as a great end to a meal of grilled beef tongue. We will be back again.

  • Akiu Village Agurie-no-Mori
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Taihaku-ku Moniwa Nakayachiminami 32-1
    Agurie-no-Mori is a roadside station-like facility within the Akiu Village situated on the Akiu Highway. The place has a food court which offers dishes made from beef tongue, wild vegetables, and Akiu vegetables, and sweets such as ice cream, etc. There is also a small farmer’s market, a shop which sells various items and souvenirs, and Kikusuian store. Outside the food court on the terrace is a foot spa, Chapporin, which uses green tea to warm your feet!
  • Atelier Hanahana
    Miyagi Pref. Kattagunzaoumachi Togattaonsenasahichou 22
    A combined ceramic atelier and retail store located in Togattaonsen Asahicho of Zao Town. They offer the opportunity to paint some pottery—you can choose which piece you would like to paint from a variety of types, including tea cups, plates, cups, and sake cups. They also hold pottery classes.
  • KANEIRI Museum Shop6
    2-1 Kasuga-cho, Aoba-ku, Miyagi Prefecture Sendai Media Take 1F
    A museum shop situated on the first floor of Sendai Mediatheque, a multi-purpose complex facility located on Jozenji-dori Street in Kasuga Town, Aoba Ward, Sendai City. The shop stocks pieces of work from craftsmen and creators of traditional crafts from the six prefectures in the Tohoku region, as well as books on art and design, and other miscellaneous items.
  • Abe Kamaboko-ten Main Store
    62 Reviews
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Chuou 2-3-18
    The main store of Abe Kamaboko-ten is said to be where the name of the Sendai specialty, Sasa (bamboo) kamaboko, originated from. As well as selling all kinds of kamaboko (fish cake) including the bamboo kamaboko (fish cakes in the shape of bamboo leaves), visitors can also have a go at grilling their own bamboo kamaboko in the shop and of course taste it too.

    Looks like a gourd and cost 200 yen. However it is just alright. Pretty ordinary as the coat of battery is thick but then it is well fried. Buy to share. Have a try if you happen to walk past.

  • Ganguan Kokeshiya
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Taihaku-ku Akiumachiyumoto Uehara 54-20
    Ganguan Kokeshiya is a kokeshi (wooden doll) workshop located inside the Akiu Craft Park near Yumoto Park, Yumoto, Yumotouehara, Akiu Town, Taihaku Ward, Sendai City. There are traditionally made kokeshi dolls and originally created dolls on display and for sale. As well as seeing how the dolls are made, visitors can also spend about 30 to 60 minutes having a go at painting the dolls, when booking at least one day in advance.
  • Toyama Kanko Bussan Center – Toyama-no-Sato
    Miyagi Pref. Tomeshi Toyomamachiteraike Sakurakouji 2
    A multi-purpose complex facility opened as a base for sightseeing as part of the Meiji Village Museum of Miyagi. There is a shop which sells local Tome delicacies such as hatto and aburafu, local specialty goods, products and souvenirs, and a restaurant that serves local cuisine, noodles, and set meals.
  • Matsushima Fish Market
    Miyagi Pref. Miyagigunmatsushimamachi Matsushima Fugendou 4-10
    This market is located in Matsushima Fugendo, Matsushima-machi. It houses various shops selling seasonal live fish, fresh fish, frozen fish and sushi. The restaurant serves sushi, seafood rice bowls, Matsushima oyster burgers and the limited availability sharks’ fin ramen as well as other kinds of ramen and seafood skewers and so on.
  • Pâtisseries Glaces Kisetsu
    7 Reviews
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Honchou 3-2-4
    Located on Jozenji-dori Street in 3 Chome Honcho, Aoba Ward, Sendai City, Pâtisseries Glaces Kisetsu specializes in éclairs and gelato. The shop sells gelato made with Zao milk, seasonal fruits, and vegetables. They also sell éclairs filled with all sorts of different cream. Customers can enjoy the great taste either to eat in or take away.

    勾当台公園の直ぐ近く 定禅寺通りを錦町公園へ向かい歩いた左手 キセツ毎に^^色々な種類のジェラートとエクレアが楽しめるお店がります フランスで腕を磨いたパティシェが作るエクレアとジェラートは全て手作り エクレアも食べたいけど-ジェラートも数種食べたいわ--と迷っていると・・・ 可愛い店員さんが「イートインでしたら、エクレアにサービスでお好きなジェラートを一つお付けしております」と! エクレアとジェ...

  • Jyogi Tofu Shop
    86 Reviews
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Okura Lower 1-2
    The Jyogi Tofu Shop—founded in 1890—uses soy beans and natural bittern when hand-making tofu with the traditional production techniques for each product, including firm tofu, silky tofu, and three-cornered fried tofu. The three-cornered fried tofu is particularly popular—you can watch them fry it up for you.


  • Akiu Craft Park
    17 Reviews
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Taihaku-ku Akiumachiyumoto Uehara 54
    Akiu Craft Park consists of nine craft “households” that live in the village while continuously applying themselves to their craft and producing authentic wares. Those with reservations can experience koma (top for spinning play) decoration, kokeshi wooden doll decoration, chopstick lacquering, handkerchief indigo dyeing, and jigsaw woodworking. There are also seasonal events that visitors can enjoy while walking through the site. It’s about 15 minutes by car from the Sendai Minami Interchange on the Tohoku Expressway.

    We visited Gangu-an in Akiu Craft Village with our child. We weremadevery welcome. First you can choose your kokeshi wooden doll shape. A short introduction is given to how to paint a traditional...

  • Hasegawa-ya
    13 Reviews
    Miyagi Pref. Kattagunzaoumachi Togattaonsenmotomachi 23
    This is a tofu restaurant in Zao Town, Katta County, Miyagi Prefecture. The shop sells tofu made by using cold spring water from Reisendo Spring that worshippers to Zao historically would use to purify themselves, as well as nearby cold spring groundwater. As well as tofu and fried tofu, the soft ice cream using rich soy milk has an excellent reputation.

    厚揚げとお豆腐を買って帰りました。 その場でも焼いて食べることができるそうです。 今度は豆乳ソフトと売り切れだったおからを買いたいです。

  • Kasho Sanzen (Hirose-dori Avenue Omachi Shop)
    15 Reviews
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Omachi 2-14-18
    Founded in 1947, Kasho Sanzen is a sweets shop known for its “Hagi no Tsuki” —a famous sweet of Sendai. In addition to Hagi no Tsuki, this shop sells a variety of western and Japanese sweets—nearly 160—including Royal Terrasse, Aozashi, and famous Sendai treats like Date Komaki and Date Emaki. The namagashi named for the 24 divisions of the solar year is also quite delicious. About six minutes on foot from Omachi Nishi-koen Station on the Tozai Subway Line.

    仙台西公園に行く手前にあるお店、豪華な佇まいでした。 仙台銘菓萩の月のほか、ずんだ餅など色々なお菓子がありました。

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Lying along the northeastern coast of Japan, Miyagi prefecture is home to lashings of natural parks, oysters, and hot springs. While the bustling city of Sendai offers some simple city entertainment, it's the Matsushima islands that deserve the most attention, having boosted the prefecture's reputation as one of Japan's most scenic views.

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