Miyagi Prefecture Locals Secret: Best Spot to Enjoy Sakura (Part 2)



Spring is finally reached Tohoku. Despite the unfortunate situation, nature is still coming in time. It shows us that life will bloom again for sure. Insya Allah.

Sakura viewing is a famous attraction in Spring in Japan. Even though this year we can not enjoying hanami, we try to appreciate the beauty of nature by making a recap of our favorite Sakura spot in Miyagi prefecture. See part one here.

6. Oomachi Nichi Koen

Only a few steps away from Oomachi Nishi Park Subway station, this park is one of the oldest parks in Sendai city (first opened in 1875). Usually, there are many food stalls, with some halal stall available, during the Sakura festival.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/ugcohcbnxRkbRkbM8

7. Saigyo Modoshi no Matsu Park

Located in Matsuhima, the park located in the uphills facing the smalls island of Matsushima. Matsushima itself listed as “Nihon Sankei” or the top 3 scenic views of Japan together with Miyajima in Hiroshima and Amanohashidate in Kyoto. The park famous for its scenic view of Sakura and Sunrise. If you want to enjoy a leisure time, there is a cozy cafe offering you the best view of the Park.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/CrHC8vPgxmYfGpxB9

8. Tohoku Fukushi University

The University complex located in a residential area in Sanjomachi. Aside from the University building, the nearby area is also worth to visit. Who knows, you might spot another local secret here?

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/B4nEnATcMJT6CzzD8


We would like to remind you that Sakura festivals and Parks were closed this year to help slowing down the spread of COVID-19. It is strongly advised to stay at home and stay away from the crowds. Insya Allah we get to see the beautiful spring again next year.






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