Story-telling of Tsunami Disaster on the Spot
On March 11, 2011 at 14:46, the powerful earthquake in Japan occurred 70 kilometers off the Pacific coast of the Tohoku Region. Approximately 30 minutes later a devastating tsunami struck the Sanriku Coast. Taro-district is located in the middle of Sanriku Coast. A local resident who experienced the disaster in Taro takes you around Taro-district. You are walking through Tsunami struck area including the massive breakwater and Tsunami memorial building Taro-Kanko hotel. You certainly feel the spirit of 'never surrender'.
Samurai Dance Performance
You observe the traditional performing arts: Kenbai literary means dance with a sword. Kenbai has a long history. In the Edo-period it was performed in order to pray for dead Samurai. Now, local residents including children take over the performance.You can feel the spirit of the local history and interact with dancers.
Everyday (except NY holiday period)
Hidden hot-spring retreat at Hijiori-onsen
Disconnect from the digital and reconnect with nature (oriental vegetarian dinner included)
Attracxi: Mysteries of the Three Holy Mountains of Dewa
A taste of the sacred pilgrimage of Dewasanzan - the Three Holy Mountains of Dewa.
Everyday (except Sun)
Secrets of Shiogama’s ‘Seaweed Salt’: Foodie walking tour
Salty air, salt cauldrons and salty...sushi?
Outdoor Tea Ceremony
Discover Japanese tradition and good fortune at a local shrine
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