Ishinomaki

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Ishinomaki (石巻市; ishinomaki-shi) is a city in Miyagi. It has a population of around 165,000 people.

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  • The replica of the Japanese-built galleon San Juan Batista
  • Mount Kinka
  • Ojika Whale Park
  • Ishinomaki St. John the Apostle Orthodox Church
  • Kadanowaki area, once a sandy beach that has now completely disappeared.

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  •    Conbini Ayers Rock Hotel (コンビニAyersRockホテル), 立町1丁目6-21 (Exit Ishinomaki Station, go 1 block south and 3 blocks east. Across from Ishinomaki Grand Hotel.),  +81 225-23-5030. Check-in: 4PM, check-out: 10AM. This hotel is a remodeled dormitory. There are vending machines and laundry machines. Single room for ¥3,980, twin room for ¥6,480, parking costs extra.
  •    Ryokan Tochigi (旅館とちぎ), 鋳銭場2-12 (From the SE corner of Ishinomaki Station, this ryokan is 50m south down a footpath.),  +81 225-93-0510fax: +81 0225-93-0845. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 10AM. This is an old business ryokan. It has many single and double rooms. There are shared baths and bathrooms. The friendly staff only speak Japanese. Fare includes breakfast and parking..

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  • Ishinomaki is a 30 minute drive from Matsushima, a beautiful bay with tree-covered islands.
  • Sendai, the biggest city in Tohoku, is less than an hour away, by train or car.
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