Meet the Japanese traditional town with a superb view: Matsushima
Matsushima, one of the three greatest views in Japan, consists of 260 islands is famous for its great view!
There are three beautiful red bridges in Matsushima. Each is known as “the bridge of separation” “the bridge of marriage” and “the bridge of start of love”. You will definitely get lucky if you cross those bridges under the name of events which mark the stages of your life!
A breathtaking view is waiting for you after crossing the bridge! The iconic view of Matsushima made from islands and ocean is amazingly beautiful.
You will also get on a cruise boat which is a must for Matsushima sightseeing! You can take a look at the bridges and islands from the bay on the boat!
・Cross all the three bridges at Matsushima! Each is known as events which mark the stages of your life: “the bridge of separation” “the bridge of marriage” and “the bridge of start of love”!
・Visit all the three islands after crossing each bridge!
・Meet the hidden spot with only a few tourists: Oshima!
・Hit the famous island: Godaido Island where the iconic spot of Matsushima, Godaido, is located!
・Pay a visit to the island which is designated as a natural botanical garden: Fukuurajima!
・Enjoy the power view from a cruise boat and feel sea breeze!
・Try foot bathing and heal your body!
・Oshima: The first bridge of the tour is “the bridge of separation”. It will bring an end to a relationship that you don’t like. If you are struggling with something recently, cross this bridge and get separated from bad luck! After crossing this bridge, Oshima, the island which Matsushima is named after, is waiting! This is a hidden spot with not so many tourists!
・Sightseeing Ferry: It is a must to get on this boat if coming to Matsushima! You will cruise throughout the bay with 260 islands. The beautiful scenery consisting of islands and ocean has been the iconic view of locals. Feel the great nature right in front of you!
・Godaido Island: The second bridge of the tour is the bridge of marriage! It is a beautiful vermilion watermark bridge! It will be a thrilling experience since the by is right under your feet and you can see it through the steps! This bridge will take you to the symbol of Matsushima: Godaido where you can have panoramic view of Matsushima bay!
・Fukuura Island: The third bridge is “the bridge of start of love”. This is the longest bridge among the three with an amazing view! With the comfortable sea breeze and a beautiful view, you will feel like something new might start today! You will get to Fukuurajima if you cross the bridge. The whole island is designated as a natural botanical garden!
・Taikotensen Matsushima-onsen Footbath: A spot where you can footbath while enjoying the view of the ocean. Let’s heal your body tired of the tour! The bath is called “the bath of beauty” and is good for your skin. Of course, it is a natural hot spring!
・Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・Please bring a hand towel since you will foot bath on the tour.
※You can also buy it during the tour.
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 2,000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
In front of the information center near the central gate of Sendai Station