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Is it popular abroad as well as in Japan!? The most popular place on SNS

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Is it popular abroad as well as in Japan!? The most popular place on SNS "Matsushima" in Tohoku

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2018.02.08

byCOMOMO editor

Matsushima is known for its beautiful scenery.
It is as beautiful as being chosen as one of the top 3 scenery in Japan, one of special scenic beauty, one of a hundred scenery in Heisei period, one of a hundred shores in Japan and list goes on...anyway, it is as beautiful as being chosen as various top scenery for its beauty.
There are many sightseeing spots and gourmet foods perfect for SNS for sure!
We are introducing popular spots where you should go when you visit Matsuyama where is the most popular place in Tohoku on foreign SNS.

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Matsushima ya/Aa Matsushima ya/Matsushima ya
Matsushima Shidaikan

The story that Basho Matsuo could not come up with any phrases because Matsushima was too beautiful for words, and made a haiku as "Matsushima ya/Aa Matsushima ya/Matsushima ya" is widely known.
Actually there are several theories, but the point is that the scenery of Matsushima is so superb that everyone can believe that even a super great haiku poet had lost his words because of its beauty!
If you want to see a magnificent view in Matsushima, a must-go place is Matsushima Shidaikan (4 major views)! They are famous spots for being able to see more than 260 islands on the Matsushima Bay in a glance.
Depending on the impressions of each views, these 4 views are respectively called spectacle view, beautiful view, graceful view and great view.

Spectacle view, Otakamori

Because Matsushima can be looked like a miniature garden from here, Otakamori is called "spectacle view".

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Spectacle view, Otakamori

WHERE IS IT?

Access [By car] 15 minutes from Nobiru Station to the trailhead.
20 minute walk to the top of the mountain.
[On foot] 1 hour from Nobiru Station to the entrance of Otakamori.
There is a maintained walking trail.

Beautiful view, Tomiyama

You can take a wide view of Matsushima in a quiet atmosphere from the garden of Toyama Kannon that is one of 3 Kannon in Oshu area.

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Beautiful view, Tomiyama

WHERE IS IT?

Access [By car] 10 minutes from Matsushima Kaigan Station.
16 minutes from the car park via stairs.
[On foot] about 30 minutes from Rikuzen Toyama Station.
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