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- Famous mountains of Tohoku in silhouette
- Tohoku's famous mountains include the Zao mountain range, Azuma mountain range, Mt. Iwate, Mt. Iwaki, and Mt. Chokai.These renowned mountains of Tohoku, which drew upon the people's deep faith as the ascetics' mountain training ground, are seen as a silhouette on the glass door of the "green window".Comparing the height of these famous mountains listed in the 100 top mountains of Japan and that of Ouu Mountain range, which runs through the north and south of Tohoku, in the silhouette might be an interesting diversion.
We introduce information of sightseeing spot spot with connection to Sendai-shi.
Mount Zao which rises at prefectural border of Miyagi and Yamagata. Crater, hot spring or skiing area of crater lake are popular areas that many tourists visit. It is characteristic that can access relatively casually by car and ropeway including Zao Ecco line which is famous for snowy wall and colored leaves.
||Zao-machi, Katsuta-gun, Miyagi - Kaminoyama-shi, Yamagata
||JR Sendai Station → Express bus Murata, Zao-machi, Togatta line → Town bus stop of Togatta Onsen hot water → miyakobasu Togatta Line (it travels only on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays at the time of Zao Ecco line opening) → Zao Katsuta three bus stop → Getting off is immediate
Miyagi, Akita, Mount Kurikoma of 1,626 meters above sea level over three prefectures of Iwate. Much mountain climbing visitors come with wonderful colored leaves in autumn. Six mountain trails spread from product for beginners to product for seniors from Kurihara-shi, Miyagi side, and one-day mountain climbing from Sendai is possible, too. Day lily is in full glory wonderfully in world damp land abiogenesis flower garden of the foot in early summer.
We were authorized by heap of Geographical Survey Institute (6m above sea level) which was the Japan's lowest as mountain which appeared in topographical map, but handed over the seat by publication of Tenpouzan (Osaka-shi) afterwards once. However, because we were affected by tsunami of the Great East Japan Earthquake, we were authorized as the climax of 3m above sea level by investigation of 2014 by Geographical Survey Institute and made our comeback to the Japan's lowest mountain again. Because Higata, Gamo spreading out in the neighboring whole area was affected by earthquake disaster, approach is pushed forward for reproduction.