Due to the continued global spread of the COVID19 virus and the associated impact upon public health and safely in Japan, reservations for all tours and experience programs will be SUSPENDED until May 2020, or until the situation improves and relevant restrictions upon travel are lifted.
We look forward to welcoming you back to Tohoku as soon as possible. In the meantime, please stay safe and well!
~ Inoutbound Sendai Matsushima Inc.
2 to 3 hours
The ‘Kesenn Carpentry History Museum’ is fascinating to visit in its own right, featuring three different buildings constructed using traditional Japanese building techniques. On this tour, not only will you have the chance to take-in the history and unique architecture, but you will enjoy a cooking class of regional cuisine led by local residents themselves. Once finished cooking, gather around the traditional hearth fire to enjoy the fruits of your labor for lunch!
Meet at the ‘Kesenn Carpentry History Museum’ and take a guided tour of the buildings. There are three buildings in the complex, including a traditional ‘Kura’ storehouse and thatched-roof farmhouse.
Enjoy a cooking class with local ‘Obaachan’ (grandmas)! Learn about the local food culture and different local ingredients used to make each dish.
Taste the fruits of your labor! Sit around the traditional hearth fire or tatami-mat room and enjoy your lunch of local cuisine!
Tour ends after lunch.