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
On March 11, 2011 at 14:46, a powerful earthquake struck 70 kilometers off the Pacific coast of the Tohoku Region in north eastern Japan. Approximately 30 minutes later a devastating tsunami inundated the Sanriku Coast. Taro town is located in the middle of the Sanriku Coastline. Take a guided walk around the disaster affected area with a local survivor of the earthquake and tsunami. Walk along the massive breakwater wall and ruins of the Taro-Kanko hotel, preserved as a memorial site.
Reflect on the ferocity of nature, importance of disaster prevention, and resilience of a community undefeated.
Meet your local guide and take a walk through the disaster affected area of Taro town, listening to stories of survival and recovery.