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Nature Spots in Sendai Area

  • Akiu Great Falls
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    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Taihaku-ku Akiumachibaba Otaki
    Numbered among Japan’s three most famous waterfalls, Akiu Great Falls is an impressive waterfall six meters across and 55 meters high. A pedestrian path along the river brings visitors close to the falls, where they can hear the roar of the water and feel the white mist produced as they view the impressive sight of powerful torrents falling from the cliff. In autumn, the Akiu Great Falls forms a beautiful scenery with the background of colored maple leaves, which attracts many visitors as well.
  • Homei Shijuhachi Falls
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    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Sakunami Stick tree
    Homei Shijuhachi (“Cry of the Phoenix 48”) Falls is located along National Route 48 near the entrance to Sendai Highland. It consists of a chain of large and small waterfalls. The sound of the rushing whitewater rapids is said to sound like the cry of the legendary phoenix, which is how the falls got their name. The fresh greenery of summer and the red leaves of autumn provide a beautiful contrast to the falls.
  • Rairaikyo Gorge
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    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Taihaku-ku Akiumachiyumoto
    This ravine is along the Natori River in Yumoto, Akiu-machi, Taihaku Ward, Sendai City. It continues for approximately one kilometer, with Akiu Onsen's Nozoki Bridge near the center. Pathways provide access to the ravine's natural scenery, including waterfalls and distinctive rock formations cut by the river rapids adorned with the fresh green leaves of spring or the autumn's colorful foliage.
  • Prefectural Nature Park Futakuchi Gorge
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    Miyagi Sendai-shi Taihaku-ku Akiumachi
    This gorge lies along the Natori River in Baba, Akiu-machi, Taihaku Ward, Sendai City. Visitors can walk around in the lush natural setting of the prefectural nature park while admiring such sights as Banji Rock a cliff face that stretches for three kilometers along the river. This park is adjacent to Akiu Otaki, a nationally designated Place of Scenic Beauty.
  • Mt.Taihaku
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    Miyagi
  • Mt.Izumigatake
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    Miyagi
  • Okunikkawa Line
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    Miyagi Sendai-shi Aoba-ku Nikkawa Yatsumori
  • Nago Valley
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    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Kamiayashi Kitada
  • Iwa Tsukasa Iwa
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    Miyagi Sendai-shi Taihaku-ku Akiumachi
  • Ane Taki
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    Miyagi Sendai-shi Taihaku-ku Akiumachi
  • Saikachi Swamp
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Sendai-shi Aoba-ku Kamiayashi Ashimi
  • Fukanuma Swamp Kaigan
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    Miyagi Sendai-shi Wakabayashi-ku Arahama
  • Ao Shita Dai 1 Dam
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    Miyagi Sendai-shi Aoba-ku Okura
  • Ao Shita Dai 2 Dam
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    Miyagi Sendai-shi Aoba-ku Okura Toriya Mine
  • Ao Shita Dai 3 Dam
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    Miyagi Sendai-shi Aoba-ku Okura
  • Nanakita Dam
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Sendai-shi Izumi-ku Fukuoka Hirutadaki
  • Mt.Hiyori
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Sendai-shi Miyagino-ku
  • Okunikkawa Valley
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Sendai-shi Aoba-ku
  • Hiroura
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Natori-shi
  • Mt.Okura Bokujo Ato
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    Miyagi Sendai-shi Aoba-ku Okura

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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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