The Shirakami Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site: The Shirakami mountains boasts one of the world’s largest virgin forests of Japanese beech trees, encompassing 16971ha (169.71k2) of the mountain range, which earned it the status of a UNESCO World Heritage site in December of 1993.
Shichinohe Castle Remains: It is said to have been built by Masamitsu Nanbu as the eighth stronghold of Nanbu.
In the northern compound, building remains of the main residential building in medieval times and the treasure house were found.
Ofunato Onsen: Ofunato Onsen is located at seashore of Ofunato Bay in Sanriku where is the National park. You can enjoy great ocean view with cliff of Rias coast and beautiful sunrise from hot spring bath. And you can enjoy fresh seafood dinner, since Sanriku coast is one of the famous fishing field and the owner is a fisher man. He always selects the freshest seasonal seafood.
A full scale re-creation of the rural village of Tono, including traditional L-shaped Nanbu “Magariya” farm houses, water wheels and vegetable fields. Often used as a location to shoot traditional Japanese movies and television shows.
Esashi-Fujiwara Heritage Park: Experience the culture of Japan and Tohoku region of 10 centuries ago. This park is used as a filming location for numerous TV dramas and movies. You can enjoy samurai activities and Heian aristocrat cosplay in the park. Please come to Esashi-Fujiwara Heritage Park!
The park is beautiful throughout the four seasons.
Site of Sendai Castle: This castle was constructed on Mt. Aobayama by Date Masamune. At the site, there is a panoramic view of Sendai City and a reconstructed comer turret will take you back to the old days.
Sendai Castle: Sendai Castle (or Aoba Castle) was built by Date Masamune. The stone walls have been carefully reconstructed and a statue of Date Masamune riding on a horse overlooks the town. The Aoba Castle Museum is also located here.
Snow Monsters in Mt. Zao: In January and February, you can see the Snow Monster of Mt. Zao, which are trees so covered in snow and ice that they begin to look like surreal snow sculptures of monsters. The Snow Monsters are a rare natural phenomenon made possible by the alignment of very specific climate and geographic conditions.
Shinjo Festival: Boasting a history dating back over 260 years, Japan's biggest festival float parade leads you to a world of wonder and excitement.
Festival dates is every august 24-26(3days). Each day has a different name: Yoi, Hon, and Ato Matsuri.
Sekiyama Ootaki: Connected conveniently by the bullet train and airplane with Tokyo, Higashine offers beautiful nature spots, exciting ski slopes, in- and outdoor playgrounds, and relaxing Onsen to the individual traveler as well as for families who wish to escape the overcrowded metropolis and experience the real Japan.