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.
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.
White Cube is a facility that has a concert halls fitted with high quality acoustics systems and a multipurpose sports arena. The facility served as a venue for events like sports, music concerts, and theater play. The facility is also used as a place of inter-regional exchanges as well as a facility for regional revitalization.
【Joeizan-Kessanji Temple】Myoshin-ji School of the Rinzai Buddhism
【 Seiozan-Myokenji Temple】Nichiren Buddhism
Ryokan Yakusen Shiroishi Yuzawa Onsen is a hot spring from the Edo period. The spring contains gypsum sodium sulphate, which is rare even in Japan. The spring water is drinkable and effective for treating Diabetes and atopic dermatitis. It is a hot spring that is good for the body.
The sons of Saito Motoharu, Saito Tsugunobu and Saito Tadanobu in place of Minamoto no Yoshitsune were killed by the enemies. It is said that the wives of the two sons, Kaede and Hatsune saw their mother-in-law weeping and lamenting over the death of her sons. In efforts to console their mother-in-law, Kaede and Hatsune each wore their husbands’ armour and kabuto helm. The statues of Kaede and Hatsune are enshrined in Kacchudo in praise of them.
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.
Shiroishi Station is the nearest station to get to Shiroishi City on JR Tohoku Honsen!!
Shinseki Shiroishi is a famous spot for wishing for a life partner in Shiroishi City. The rock has a diameter 1.05m, and is thought to be a stone which the deity resides. The root of this rock is deep and it is said that the root extends from Shiroishi City to Izumiku of Sendai City. It is said that just the two rocks far away from each other are connected, if one pray for a good life partner at Shinseki Shiroishi, his or her wish will come true.
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].
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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