Revisiting the 2011 tsunami: people, place, stories

Traveling around the areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake is expressed as a "journey," and many of the attractions of the affected areas are expressed as "story." In addition, introducing the area by focusing on those who are involved in reconstruction in the disaster area and aiming for an attractive area is expressed as "people".

~A trip to Rikuzentakata and Kesennuma~

Recommended Route

Day 1

Time Program
09:00 Depart from Sendai Station
11:30 ~ 12:45 [Cafe food bar Waiwai](Lunch) Rikuzentakata Specialty: Hotawaka Gozen (In case of polluted shellfish, the menu will be changed.)
13:00 ~ 13:45 [Kesen Carpentry Sakan Traditional Museum / 3.11 Light of hope] Take a look at the excellent building techniques of Kesen Carpentry Sakan and see the city. Experience the "Architecture Tour Stamp Rally" around famous buildings.
14:00 ~ 14:45 [CAMOCY] Experience the fermentation culture "Camosu(brewed)" by Rikuzentakata, where the brewing industry is thriving.
15:00 ~ 16:30 [Takatamatsubara National Memorial] Takatamatsubara National Memorial Park Guides will offer information on places conveying the memory of the 2011 disaster including the "Memorial Museum, Miracle Pine, Seawall, and Topic 45".
17:00 ~ 19:00 [BREWER'S TABLE](dinner) Please enjoy the pairing of Japanese food and local sake.
19:30 Check in at Sun Marine Kesennuma Hotel Kanyo

Day 2

Time Program
09:00 Depart from Sun Marine Kesennuma Hotel Kanyo
09:30 ~ 11:00 [Ruins of the Great East Japan Earthquake Kesennuma City Memorial Museum] Information on the facilities and the 2011 disaster will be offered by Kataribe guides.
11:15 ~ 11:30 [Kesennuma Bay Cruise(Plan will change depending on the weather)] Enjoy a cruise in the bay guided by a Kataribe while overlooking the two bridges that are a symbol of reconstruction.
12:30 ~ 14:00 [Kesennuma Umino-ichi] Please enjoy the seafood of Kesennuma with a Conveyor belt sushi. After your lunch, enjoy the city, the Shark Museum, and shopping.
14:15 ~ 14:45 [Kesennuma Reconstruction Memorial Park] You can see the devastatingly damaged Shikaori / Uchiwan area with your own eyes, feel the state of reconstruction, and pay your respects to the victims of the disaster.
16:45 Return to Sendai Station