Miyagi prefecture has nothing to do with Mr Miyagi from The Karate Kid.
- Sendai — The prefectural capital
- Ishinomaki — An industrial and fishery port town, home to the Mangattan Manga Museum.
There is also a very beautiful sawtooth coast line.
- Akiu — a hot spring town located in Sendai City.
- Kinkasan — Gold mining mountain just off the coast
- Matsushima — A bay of craggy pine islands, traditionally considered one of Japan's Top 3 views.
- Naruko — hot spring resort deep in the mountains
- Site of Aoba-jo Castle — once the stronghold of the much feared and revered Date Masamune, Lord of Sendai, all that remains are his statue and a Shinto shrine.
- Sakunami — small hot spring town located near Sendai.
- Kesennuma — Northern city in the prefecture where fishery market is famous. Delicious abalone, sea urchin, shark fin and various kind of fishes are available.
Sendai's airport serves domestic and some international flights.
- Gyu-tan — grilled cow tongues with salt or miso are traditionally the famous dish in Sendai. On the second floor of Sendai Station, you can find several restaurants dedicated to this local favorite.
- Sushi Restaurant — There are many sushi restaurants not only Sendai, but also most of fishery places.
There are excellent sake brands, namely Urakasumi and Ichinokura, but there are also plenty of other sake brands.
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