4 days in Tohoku Itinerary

4 days in Tohoku Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Sendai
— 1 night
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Aomori
— 1 night
3
Towada
— 1 night

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Sendai

Sendai ©
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Sendai Station, browse the exhibits of Zuihoden, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sendaijo Ato, and finally don't miss a visit to Jozenji-dori Avenue. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zuiganji, go for a stroll along the water at Matsushima Bay, take in the spiritual surroundings of Entsu-in Temple, thencontemplate the long history of Godaido, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sendai planner.

Tokyo to Sendai is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. When traveling from Tokyo in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Sendai, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a train to Aomori.

Things to do in Sendai

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Matsushima-machi
Highlights from your plan
Sendaijo Ato ©
Sendaijo Ato
Entsu-in Temple ©
Entsu-in Temple
Sendai Station ©
Sendai Station

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Aomori

Aomori ©
Facing Mutsu Bay on the northernmost tip of Honshu, Aomori is a bustling regional capital known for its fresh seafood and modern architecture.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get all the information you need at Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM, don't miss a visit to Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, see the interesting displays at Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru, thenexplore the ancient world of Sannai-Maruyama Site, and finally admire the masterpieces at Aomori Museum of Art.

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You can take a train from Sendai to Aomori in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sendai in July since evenings lows in Aomori dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Towada.

Things to do in Aomori

Museums Historic Sites
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Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Sannai-Maruyama Site ©
Sannai-Maruyama Site
Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru ©
Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru

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Towada

Towada ©
Tucked away among the foothills of the Hakkoda mountain range, Towada tourism revolves around its eponymous lake and the surrounding national park.
On the 26th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Towada Art Center, snap pictures at Deai-bashi Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Choshi Otaki Waterfall, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Oirase Mountain Stream, and finally explore the activities along Kumoi no Taki Waterfall.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Towada sightseeing site.

Traveling by train from Aomori to Towada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Towada

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Towada Art Center ©
Towada Art Center
Choshi Otaki Waterfall ©
Choshi Otaki Waterfall