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Travel Guide - Matsushima


Matsushima is one of the Nohon-Sankei (Three Views of Japan), along with Ama-no-Hashidate in Kyoto and Miyajima in Hiroshima. You can enjoy the magnificent view of 260 islands covered with pine trees in the Matsushima Bay. The four view points ("Sokan" in Otakamori, "Reikan" in Toyama, "Yukan" in Ogidani, and "Ikan" in Tamonsan) are famous to view Matsushima. Sightseeing boats which cruise around the Matsushima Bay are also available.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Prefectural Natural Park Matsushima: Open 24 hours


  • Prefectural Natural Park Matsushima: No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Prefectural Natural Park Matsushima: Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 8 minutes walk from JR Matsushima-kaigan Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 98-1, Matsushima Chonai, Matsushima-machi Miyagi-gun, Miyagi, 981-0213