Tours & activities in Matsushima-machi
Enjoy Cruise in Matsushima, 1 of the 3 Most Scenic Spots, and Local Specialties
【OUTLINE】Go on a cruise around Matsushima, one of the three most scenic spots in Japan, and look at the island related to Matsuo Basho (a Japanese haiku poet) and Date Masamune (a legendary warrior) up close. Before or after the cruise, you can broil a Sendai's specialty, Sasa Kamaboko, by yourself and taste it.Also you can enjoy grilled oysters, a specialty of Matsushima.【HIGHLIGHTS】Matsushima, one of the three most scenic spots in JapanThe only sightseeing course to look at the islands up close in the bay that are related to a famous haiku poet, Matsuo Basho, and Date Masamune, the first lord of Sendai Domain Broil and eat piping hot Sasa Kamaboko, a specialty of SendaiEnjoy oysters fresh from MatsushimaChoose 1 from 3 sightseeing courses 【A】Masamune Course：Matsushima→Matsushima, 【B】Basho Course：Matsushima→Shiogama, 【C】 Basho Course：Shiogama→Matsushima
Price from 16,51 EUR
A Walking Tour of Matsushima's Temples and Shrines Collecting "Goshuin"
This is a city walking tour where you will collect seal stamps with a local guide while visiting famous temples and shrines in Matsushima.HIGHLIGHTS;Detailed explanations of the history and origins that you won't find in guide books!Local information that only a local guide can give you!The guide will give a detailed explanation of how to pray at the shrines and temples.
Price from 33,97 EUR
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Wedding Photos in Gorgeous Japanese Costumes!Take Life-long Photos in Matsushima
【OUTLINE】Dressed in gorgeous Japanese wedding costumes, you can have your memorable photos taken at a Japanese garden, a Buddhist temple, or a Shinto shrine. Rest assured as English-speaking photographer and staff will take care of you. You can have Japanese cultural experiences during the honeymoon, which will be in your memories for the rest of your life. Photo shooting is held at historical facilities where traditional Japanese costumes look nice, and also in the spots full of nature. As an optional extra, you can get high-quality video works taken with a drone and VR technology. Costumes are not limited to Japanese ones. You can wear a Western dress and get a different type of photos taken on the beach or on the ship.【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Wearing elegant Japanese wedding costumes, you can have your photos taken at a Japanese garden, a temple or a shrine・Rest assured as English-speaking photographer and staff will help you
Price from 1776,47 EUR
Welcome to Unknown Matsushima! Secret Waking Tour in Matsushima's Sacred Places
【OUTLINE】 About 72 minutes from Sendai Airport by train and only 40 minutes from Sendai Station!This walking tour visits hidden places in Matsushima, known as one of the three most scenic spots in Japan.Explore the places of scenic and historical interest not listed in the guidebook. The guide will tell you about the history and the regional information only the locals know. If you are interested, you can experience a short meditation for 5 to 10 minutes in a sacred atmosphere.【HIGHLIGHTS】・Appreciate the unexplored charm of Matsushima with the local guide full of knowledge and experience・Meditation experience in a sacred spot is available・Easily accessible from the airport and major cities around Sendai・Mysterious scenery continues to exist from ancient times, great on Instagram!
Price from 118,73 EUR
Cruise Around Matsushima/Shiogama (Kaisendon Ticket Included)
This tour includes a cruise around Matsushima Bay and a gift certificate to make your own seafood bowl at the market.This is the only sightseeing course in the bay where you can see the islands associated with the famous haiku poet Matsuo Basho and the lord of Sendai, Masamune Date.A cruise tour around the three most scenic spots in Japan.Shiogama is one of the largest fishing ports in Japan based on the amount of fresh tuna brought in. This is the perfect side trip from Matsushima to Sendai.A luxury plan to fully enjoy the charm of Miyagi!
Price from 46,70 EUR
Explore Remote Islands in Matsushima Bay with a Local Guide and Chartered Boat
Explore the remote islands of Urato and Nonoshima in Matsushima Bay by chartered boat.The Urado Islands in Matsushima Bay are one of the three most scenic spots in Japan.Enjoy an unforgettable day on a private boat.Guided tours to special places not found in guidebooks
Price from 308,67 EUR
Gourmet Food Tour: Hidden Gems of Matsushima
This is a guided tour that where you can enjoy local takeaway food in beautiful Matsushima town.You can also learn detailed information about the town with a local guide and discover chic shops and delicious foods!This is not a private tour but your guide will consider your taste preferences and teach you about the local seasonal food.Have your photos taken by your guide at the best Matsushima sightseeing spots.
Price from 30,57 EUR
Secret Hiking Tour in Matsushima's Sacred Places with the Local Guide
【OUTLINE】 About 72 minutes from Sendai Airport by train and only 40 minutes from Sendai Station!This hiking tour visits hidden places in Matsushima, known as one of the three most scenic spots in Japan.Explore the places of scenic and historical interest not listed in the guidebook. The guide will tell you about the history and the regional culture only the locals know. If you are interested, you can experience a short meditation for 5 to 10 minutes on the seashore.【HIGHLIGHTS】・Appreciate the unexplored charm of Matsushima with the local guide full of knowledge and experience・Meditation experience in a sacred spot is available・Easily accessible from the airport and major cities around Sendai・Mysterious scenery continues to exist from ancient times, great on Instagram!
Price from 118,73 EUR
Try scripture copying in the Beautiful Temple of National Treasure in Miyagi
【OUTLINE】Experience Shakyo, sutra copying, in "Zuigan-ji Temple" related to Date Masamune, a legendary warrior in the Tohoku Region from the end of 16th to early 17th century. Your body and mind will be refreshed during the scripture copying experience held in the study hall of the temple designated as a National Treasure. Admission is included in the tour price. Want to take your time and appreciate the splendid paintings on fusuma, history, and arts of the temple?【HIGHLIGHTS】・Shakyo experience in the temple reestablished by Date Masamune!・Receive the brush you used during the experience as a souvenir・Choose either scripture copying or buddhist image copying as you like・Don't miss the paintings on fusuma decorated with gold leaf in the main hall (National Treasure)!
Price from 21,87 EUR
Sushi Town -- Cruise Around Matsushima/Shiogama with a Sushi Master
Join the Matsushima and Shiogama cruise tour and enjoy the taste of the chefs of Shiogama, the City of Sushi.This is the only sightseeing course in the bay where you can see the islands associated with the famous haiku poet Matsuo Basho and the lord of Sendai, Masamune Date. A cruise tour around the three most scenic spots in Japan. Enjoy authentic sushi from Shiogama, a fierce battleground for sushi! This is the perfect side trip from Matsushima to Sendai. A luxury plan to fully enjoy the charm of Miyagi!
Price from 46,70 EUR
Stroll around Scenic Matsushima in Kimono! Rental Kimono Plan
【OUTLINE】Matsushima, one of the three most scenic spots in Japan, has a lot to see. The sea is dotted with uniquely-shaped islands, and there are historical buildings such as Entsu-in Temple and Zuigan-ji Temple (a national treasure.) The area is perfect for leisurely strolling around. You can stop by various shops and restaurants.Wear a kimono and take photos with the islands of scenic Matsushima in the background. They will be great on Instagram! Choose your favorite kimono from among many and enjoy sightseeing in Matsushima.【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Reservation-only! Take your time and choose your favorite one from among 100 kimonos・A wide variety of kimonos including Furisode (kimono with long, trailing sleeves), for men and children, and of larger sizes・Summer in Matsushima is rather cool with the sea breeze.You can spend comfortably in kimono
Price from 47,75 EUR