The girls visited Shiroishi in winter on the 5th edition of Shiroishi Girl’s Trip. Firstly, the girls head to the Miyagi Zao Shiroishi Ski Fields.This is the nearest ski field from the Shiroishi Zao Station of JR Tohoku Bullet Train Line.
Zaimokuiwa Park is a park located in the downstream of Shichikashuku Dam. The park is built with water and valley rocks as its theme, base of the idea of “A park where you can have a talk with water and rocks” or “Mizu to Ishi tono Katarai no Kouen”. In front of you is Japan’s natural monument “Zaimokuiwa”. The “Zaimokuiwa” by itself is the embodiment of formative art by Mother Nature.
【 Hakusekizan-Jorinji Temple】 The Jishu sect of Buddhism
Yajiro Kokeshi Doll Village is one of the place of origin of Kokeshi Dolls. The village is famous for its Yajiro Kokeshi Doll. Craftsmen from Yajiro Kokeshi Doll Village has won numerous prizes and award over the years at competitions such as the Japan National Kokeshi Doll Competition and etc. If you tread along the road leading to the north from Kamasaki Onsen leading to Yugawa, you will reach Yajiro Village, the hometown of Kokeshi Dolls. The village is located under the great Mt. Fubosan. Since ancient times, Yajiro Village has been running woodgrain business. Here, all kokeshi dolls are made by craftsman.
【Joeizan-Kessanji Temple】Myoshin-ji School of the Rinzai Buddhism
Legend has it that in the late Heian era, Hitachibo Kaison (a retainer of Minamoto no Yoshitsune) discovered Obara Onsen. This hot spring is commonly known as [Me-ni-Obara].
Ushirokoji is a bukeyashiki or a samurai residence made by the Former Koseki Clan. Ushirokoji is a quiet residence facing Sawahata River that runs along Shiroishi Jouhoku and Sannomaru of the outer moat of Shiroishi Castle. The building is a designated cultural property of Miyagi Prefecture.
Spash Land Shiroishi is located near Obara Onsen. Spash Land Shiroishi has elaborate Iwaburo, onsen surrounded by rocks, pools as well as training rooms. Spash Land Shiroishi welcomes people of all ages to come and relax and refresh themselves.
An ideal place to park your car during your visit to Shiroishi City!!
In the lush greenery of Zao Fox Village are many foxes, roaming freely in nature. You can also touch and feed the foxes here. Besides foxes, there are also other animals such as ponies, mountain goats and rabbits here in Zao Fox Village.
Katakura Gobyousho is a tomb made of 10 big stone statues and a tombstone on a stone pavement surrounded by granite Tamagaki (a fence surrounding a Japanese Shinto shrine). As a tomb of a daimyo’s retainer, this is said to be a sight not seen in other parts of Tohoku area.
Katakura Castle town Experience the role of a general, princess and etc. from Sengoku era!!
Let’s visit famous cherry blossom viewing sites around the Shiroishi Castle town!!
Visit matchmaking power spots and receive good fortune!!
Enjoy soaking in the hot springs after skiing…
Create your own original Kokeshi Doll pictures!!
After visiting the famous “Zao Fox Village (Miyagi Zao Kitsune Mura)”, let’s relax at the Kamasaki Onsen hot spring!!
A tour of the 7 temples in the middle of Shiroishi City
Shiroishi is the land where the bond between Katakura and Sanada is born.
Come and have a tour of this land that is deeply related to Sanada Yukimura!!
Let’s enjoy the autumn colours of Shiroishi castle town!!
Let’s have a tour of the land related to “Shiraishibanashi”, a play in kabuki.
isit hot springs • nature • power spots by rental car!!
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