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Stories of survival and recovery in Taro Town

Re-appreciate the ferocity of nature and resilient spirit of a coastal community

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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.
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Highlights

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. 

OUTLINE

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'.

Tour Highlights:
✔ Learn earthquake from story-teller
walking through Tsunami struck area including the massive breakwater.
✔ Visit tsunami memorial building of Taro-Kanko hotel.
✔ You certainly feel the spirit of 'never surrender'.

What’s Included

-English-speaking guide
-Insurance

Not included

- Anything not included in the above 'included' list.

Meeting place

TOUR COURSE

13:00-14:30

Meet your local guide and take a walk through the disaster affected area of Taro town, listening to stories of survival and recovery.  

TOUR DETAILS

Where
Sanriku-line Tarō Station
Time
2 to 3 hours
Size
2~10
Price
2500JPY~(with TAX) (※approx. 25 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
Reservations accepted up to two weeks prior to tour.
Cancellation Policy
The cancellation fee will be required in accordance with the policy below. Up to three days prior, no cancellation fee. Two days prior: 20% Day before: 30% On the day: 100%

TOUR PLAN

Basic Plan

Price 2500JPY~(with TAX)

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2500JPY~(with TAX)

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