Recommended Routes for Sightseeing
Fully enjoy the charm of Akiu on a day trip♡ This is the perfect Akiu day trip plan♡
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Akiu is a hot spring town in Akiu-machi, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture.
Because it is close from the downtown Sendai, it is a popular area for not only staying overnight but also to use the bath during a day trip.
This time, we went to such "Akiu" for a day trip!
We will introduce a special plan to fully enjoy on a day trip♡
11:00 Gorge hiking at Rairaikyo Gorge♡
Arrived at Akiu hot spring area (get off at Rairaikyo) in less than 1 hour by bus from Sendai Station!
Rairaikyo is a popular spot for a casual gorge hiking♡
Enjoy autumn leaves while hiking on the promenade along the Natori River!
Hiking in the gorge♡
Refresh away from the hustle and bustle of the city!
Beautiful red leaves in autumn!
|Address||Akiu General Branch, Yumoto Biwahara, Akiu-machi, Taihaku Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture|
11:30 Heart shaped Nozoki-bashi that is certified as a sacred place for sweethearts!
You can get to "Nozoki-bashi" as you proceed the walking path of Rairaikyo Gorge.
There is a famous heart which is said if you see it, you will be happy!
It is not artificial, and made by nature!
Make sure to take a photo and receive a love power♡
It is also famous for a photo spot♡
Naturally made heart shape
Certified as a sacred place for sweethearts!
12:30 Famous ohagi of Akiu!
Bought famous ohagi of Akiu at a supermarket "Saichi" that sells handmade dishes!
Ohagi was with big adzuki beans and had a good firmness♡
It taste not too sweet and has the original sweet flavor of adzuki beans.
The number is limited for the day, so if you want them, we recommend you to get there early!
The big sign
Ohagi heart of Saichi
Plenty of adzuki bean paste!
|Address||27 Yumoto Yakushi, Akiu-machi, Taihaku Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture|
|Business hours||9:00 - 19:30|
|Regular holidays||The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays (if it falls into national holidays, it opens. It changes in August and December)|