Miyagi | 6.5h
Scenery beyond imagination, a temple into the Sky in Sendai
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The world-recognized Haiku lord Matsuo Basho is waiting for you♪

Do you know there is a temple with a scenic spot like floating in the sky, just an hour from Sendai?
This time our otomo guide introduces 'Yamadera,' the must-visit in this location. Visit a place high enough to reach the blue sky, and enjoy the lush green scenery below. Feel as though you were taking a walk in the air!
We will show you secret spots not found in tour books.
Your otomo guide will show you local gourmet and enjoyment of this tour. We will take you to a local shop to try 'Ita Soba,' soba with rich fragrant.

Let's take a walk in the sky with our otomo guide.

Highlights

・Visit a temple in the rocky mountains, beautiful scenery awaits for you at the top of the stairs
・Visit secret spots which not people know of
・Taste Yamagata local gourmet, Ita-soba
・Safety is ensured as you will be traveling with an otomo guide from Sendai

Attractions

・Sourvenir shop Sembei: Let's grab some snacks for the tour. Find unique Sendai specialties including Sasakawa and Zunda. If you can't decide what to buy your otomo guide will help you.
・Yamadera (Risshaku Temple): A temple towering the steep rocky mountains. After climbing 1015 steps, beautiful scenery awaits you. It feels as though you are floating in the sky. It is also famous for diminishing bad luck.
・Tafukido (Fresh soba noodle Restaurant): It is a local gourmet 'soba' shop in Yamagata. Taste soba with fragrant of buckwheat and other fragrant of Yamagata. You can also try a Yamagata specialty from the Edo Period, Ita Soba.
・Yamagata Basho Memorial Hall: It is a view spot recommended by our local guides. It is a spot I don't want to tell anyone about. I wonder what kind of scenery there is? Find out when you reach here.

Notes

・Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be walking a lot.
・Lunch Spot is included
・We will take a 1 hour train ride to Yamadera from the meeting spot

Expenses Not Included

The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 3,000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.

Meeting Point

JR Sendai Station Central Exit in front of Information center

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