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Address: Matsushima, Miyagi-gun, Matsushima-machi 981-0213, Miyagi Prefecture
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Rustic island with great views of the bay.

This isn't the usual polished tourist attraction you might expect. It is a relatively rundown, small island with a few small, old temples and caves. Monks used to study here in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2014
davegidd
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Bonsall, California

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Breda, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

If you are in Matsushima you definitly have to go to this island. It is a nice walk with a great selections of differnt trees and nice views of the bay. It is a very quite place, with not many people walking around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This set of islands are linked by small red bridges and offers reasonable paths, caves, headstones, temples. There are lovely views over the bay from several of the lookout points. There's no charge and you can walk at the pace you want.

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Bonsall, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This isn't the usual polished tourist attraction you might expect. It is a relatively rundown, small island with a few small, old temples and caves. Monks used to study here in the caves all around that were carved into the stone. The best part of a visit is that there probably won't be anyone else there with you. We had... More 

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