During this educational tour,
discover the wonders of Matsushima as you walk through the town. It will also be an opportunity to rediscover the wonders of your own hometown through promotional activities.
Matsushima Tourism Association
Experience the wonders of seafood up close!
Meet the young people working together to create the market of the future.
Shiogama Wholesale fish market 'Bridge Project'
The Sea and the Land—
Matsushima Bay’s Rich Natural Environment
Go Back in Time to the Jomon Era!!
Tohoku History Museum
●When visiting historical places and buildings, it is important to learn about the historical origins and cultural background of the area. The Matsushima Bay area is home to the Tohoku History Museum. The exhibits are a suitable level for 6th graders, so it is the perfect place to stop by before or after fieldwork.
●You miss out on so much when you limit experiencing places you visit to only observation.Try actively asking the staff questions at each place to deepen your knowledge and understanding.
Set sail and explore the same waters traversed by samurai lords!
A variety of tour plans include traditional fishing or seafood harvesting experiences.
Fishing guesthouse 'Harbor House Kaname'
“Locals Sharing Their Community in Their Own Language”
‘By-the-book’ Experiences Are Boring
This program nurtures the development of a strong spirit by bringing children close to horses and encouraging them to take part in nature activities.
Mimamori Hachimaru Ranch
●Observation is the key to experiencing nature and living things. Observe the shape and color of rocks, different types of flowers and plants, the way trees grow, animals’ movements and expressions. Note the similarities and differences between your observations and what you have learned in the past. Research your findings and discuss them in groups.
●In Matsushima Bay, many locals naturally implement the SDGs in their daily lives and activities. Consider sustainable local lifestyles and industries through your experiences.
“By continuing to tell my story,
I hope more lives will be saved.”
A Storyteller Cruise that Passes
on the Memories of the Tsunami
Marubun Matsushima Kisen Co., Ltd.
Learn about disasters and disaster preparedness by participating in fun physical activities.
Learn survival skills at a unique facility built within a former school.
●Since the Great East Japan Earthquake, many disasters have occurred in Japan and around the world. Think about the kinds of disasters that could happen in your area and what kind of damage could occur.
●In "Learning about Matsushima Bay: Recovery and Disaster Preparedess in Matsushima Bay," we introduce Tagajo High School’s disaster preparedness and mitigation efforts. The program questions: What preparations are necessary before a disaster occurs? What actions are important to take after a disaster has occurred? Discuss these questions in groups.