Shiroishi City in the North Miyagi has Shiroishi Castle in which Katakura Kojyuro lived. Katakura was a samurai in turbulent period, who has become famous thanks to worldwide hit video games and animes. The castle is also famous for 400 beautiful cherry blossoms, which attracts a lot of tourists every year.


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    Shiroishi Castle in cherry blossoms

    Shiroishi City in the North Miyagi has Shiroishi Castle in which Katakura Kojyuro lived. Katakura was a samurai in turbulent period, who has become famous thanks to worldwide hi...

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    The Cherry Blossoms of Matsuhima (Saigyo Modoshi-no Matsu Park)

    Matsushima is one of Japan’s 3 famous views. As of last year Matsushima has become a member of the ‘The Most Beautiful Bays in the World’, a first for Japan and an honor bestowe...

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    Hitome Senbon Sakura

    1,200 Sakura trees located south part of Miyagi Prefecture have 8km of its length along the Shiraishi River from Ohkawara Cho to Shibamta Cho are called Hitone Senbon Sakura. B...

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    Jouzenji Street Jazz Festival

    'Jouzenji Street Jazz Festival' will be held for 2 days 13th and 14th Sep mainly in Jouzenji Street in the centre of Sendai city. The stage of this admission-fee-free festival i...

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    The 67th Shiogama Minato Matsuri

    'Shiogama Minato Matsuri' is one of the three major boat festivals in Japan. The elegant ship with Mikoshi (a portable shrine) of the local shrine will be cruising around the M...

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    Japan Kokeshi Competition

    Kokeshi is wooden toy which started to be sold as souvenir Its origin is from end of Edo era in hot spring area of Tokohu. In this competition held in Shiraishi city, craftsman ...

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