Sendai & Matsushima

Sendai & Matsushima

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Sendai, also called "City of trees" , is one of the largest cities in Tohoku that has an abundance of nature. The local specialty, ox tongue, and the Tanabata festival held in August every year are very famous. As one of the three most beautiful Japanese sceneries, Matsushima was considered so beautiful that people visited here from times long past, became inspired, and praised it by making its scenery into pictures and poems.

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