Matsushima Islands
Matsushima Islands
Matsushima tea house view
View of Matsushima


Matsushima is a small coastal town located north of Tokyo near the city of Sendai. Famous for its stunning bay with 250 small islands dotted with pine trees



There are a number of ryokan located in Matsushima including the stunning Matsushima Ichinobo with beautiful views across the bay.


Tokyo - it is approximately two and a half hours from Tokyo to Matsushima via Sendai



The timing of the cherry blossoms can vary from year to year but the cherry blossoms in Matsushima are usually at their peak in mid April.