Matsushima Bay

Visit Matsushima

The picturesque pine-clad islands of Matsushima Bay have been designated one of Japan’s ‘Three Great Sights’, where a gentle boat trip allows visitors to experience first-hand the magical scenery that once is said to have struck dumb Japan’s foremost poet, Bassho.

Matsushima, Japan

Tohoku’s largest and most cosmopolitan city, Sendai, is the ideal staging post for exploration of the region’s more southerly highlights. 

Nearby are the picturesque pine-clad islands of Matsushima Bay, designated one of Japan’s ‘Three Great Sights’, where a gentle boat trip allows visitors to experience first-hand the magical scenery that once is said to have struck dumb Japan’s foremost poet, Bassho.

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