Other Shopping Spots in Miyagi Area

  • Akiu Craft Park
    19 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.

    This is a lovely place to do crafts or to purchase crafts. The one downside is that it is hard to get here by public transit. Worth a stop if you are coming to the area!

  • Tontonnooka Mochibutakan Main Shop
    10 Reviews
    Miyagi Pref. Shibatagunogawaramachi Nittera Kita 185-11
    This store is located about five minutes by car from Ogawara Station on the Tohoku Main Line. They sell premium Waton Mochibuta pork raised on their own farm, ham, and sausages, as well as local Sennan agricultural produce and crafts. Waton Mochibuta pork is tender and lightly fatty, without any of pork's strong odor, with a flavor that Japanese people love. It was awarded the grand prize at the 33rd Japan Agricultural Awards in 2004 for thorough sanitation management and their effort surrounding it. Their dining area serves such Waton Mochibuta dishes as cutlets of pork loin or fillets.

    バーベキュー、温泉、遊具施設に 動物たちとの触れ合い、餌やり。 ファミリーで半日は遊べる 素晴らしいスポットですね❗️ とんかつは分厚いお肉! ですが柔らかジューシーでたまりません。 バーベキューがなんと1300円。 安い‼️ お肉のボリュームたっぷり♪ キャベツ、にんじん、ピーマン たまねき、しいたけなどもあり。 お肉はジューシーで中々柔らか! お腹いっぱいになります。

  • Kojuro Plaza
    5 Reviews
    Miyagi Shiroishi-shi Sawame 64-15
    A shop near the bus waiting area at the JR Tohoku Main Line Shiroishi Station Rotary. This cozy shop sells Shiroishi Castle related goods. The classic town-house styled shop has a number of original goods for Katakura Kojuro who ruled from the castle making this a popular shop for Kojuro fans. With the desire of spreading different people's creations further and wider they have a Fan Made Goods Corner for goods that spring from a customer's ideas. They also have local Shiroishi specialty products and sight-seeing maps making this an easy location for a Shiroishi Tourism base site and information station.


  • Toyama Kanko Bussan Center – Toyama-no-Sato
    4 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    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.


  • Sakurai Kokeshi
    2 Reviews
    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.

    This shop has not only traditional Kokeshi, but also has modern pastel colored Kokeshi in various sizes and shapes. Those pastel Kokeshi are exhibited at craft fairs in Paris a couple times. They...

  • Aoba Castle Honmaru Kaikan
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Sendai-shi Aoba-ku Tower Dai Aoba Joshi
  • Shinise Takakame
    1 Reviews
    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.


  • Sugai Shoten
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Katta-gun Zao Machi Togattaonsenkotobukicho 1
  • Shinchi Kokeshi no Sato Ushizoan
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Katta-gun Zao Machi Togatta Onsen Shinchi 43
    This kokeshi doll workshop is located in Shinchi, Togattaonsen, Zao Town, Katta County. It exhibits and sells a variety of wooden toys including more than 1,000 kokeshi dolls representing 11 styles from across the Tohoku region. Visitors can also try painting a kokeshi doll (reservation required).
  • Matsushima Yukitakeya
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Miyagi-gun Matsushimamachi Matsushima Chonai 109
    This souvenir shop is located on National Route 45 in Matsushima Chonai, Matsushima Town, Miyagi County. It sells a variety of products including local specialties from Miyagi and the rest of the Tohoku region as well as Matsushima-themed Japanese-style sundries. The senbei rice crackers grilled by hand at the front of the shop have become one of its specialties. It is possible to buy them fresh off the grill or bagged.
  • Hiraga Kokeshi Shop
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Sendai-shi Aoba-ku Sakunami Motoki 13
    This kokeshi doll shop is located in Motoki, Sakunami, Aoba Ward, Sendai City. The shop makes and sells Sakunami kokeshi dolls, which have a history dating back around 150 years. This simple yet lovely style of kokeshi is notable for unusually slender bodies decorated with a chrysanthemum pattern as well as wide bases that prevents the dolls from falling over.
  • Souvenir no Narumi
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Osaki-shi Narukonsen Washinosu 87-2
    A souvenir shop in NarukoOnsenWashinosu, Osaki City. They sell well known confections from the area including the OguriNaruman, smooth red bean paste and a large chestnut wrapped in pastry made with brown sugar, and the Kuromaru, a steamed bun made with steamed charcoal in the dough, as well as famous local specialties, local sake, and handicrafts.
  • Yajiro Kokeshi-mura
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Shiroishi-shi Fukuoka
    Visitors to this facility can learn about Yajirokokeshi, a doll which features a large head drawn like wearing a beret, and a vividly colored, striped torso. The museum has an exhibition about the history of kokeshi dolls with old, reminiscent photographs on the first floor, and a painting experience class and exhibits that are for sale on the second floor. Yajiroarea, which is said to be one of the birthplaces of kokeshi dolls, is a small village of Kijishi (woodturner) masters located in a space between valleys. From fall to winter, trees on the mountain were felled to make kokeshi dolls, which, as souvenirs sold to visitors to the hot springs, became well-known alongside the history of the area's hot springs. In addition to workshop tours and painting experience classes, kokeshi dolls that are no longer needed, or can no longer be appreciated, are memorialized here.
  • 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"
    Travel / Tourism
    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.
  • 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
    Travel / Tourism
    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
    Travel / Tourism
    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.
  • Ganguan Kokeshiya
    Travel / Tourism
    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.
  • Handicraft shop tei-ne
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Asahigaoka 4-12-21
    “Handicraft store tei-ne” sells lifestyle items, such as hand-made items and artist made pots carefully created by skilled craftsmen as well as holding various events. There are many enjoyable events such as meetings for clothes orders, exhibitions of newly designed umbrellas, and palm reading workshops. The atmosphere of being surrounded by heartwarming handmade goods is uplifting. It is a five minute walk from Kuromatsu Station on the Namboku subway line.

Miyagi Areas


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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