What is a Ryokan? Ryokans are the best way to experience Japanese culture and enjoy the true comforts of Japanese hospitality and service.
Hot springs have a very long history in Japan, and they are an intimate part of Japanese culture. There are over 3,000 "onsen" ,or hot springs, in Japan. Many can be found at the ryokans available on Japanese Guest Houses.
Welcome to Miyagi Prefecture. Located in the central part of the Tohoku region, Miyagi lies approximately 300 kilometers northeast of Tokyo. On its eastern side, Miyagi faces the Pacific Ocean and the prefecture's islands of Matsushima are considered one of the three most scenic places in Japan (along with Miyajima in Hiroshima Prefecture and Amanohashidate in Kyoto Prefecture). The Zao, Funagata, and Kurikoma mountain ranges as well as the Sendai Plain display their natural beauty throughout the changing seasons. The capital city of Miyagi Prefecture is Sendai. This city is 400 years old, and has a population of about 1 million making it the largest city north of Tokyo.
Welcome to Zekkeino Yakata. This Ryokan Hotel is located in Matsushima home to one of Best 3 Views in Japan. Zekkeino Yakata is located in the best position to see these coastal views. On one side of this ryokan you can see Otaka Woods and on the other side you can see Futago Island, Fukuura Island and the red Fukuura Bridge. These views can be enjoyed from the guest rooms. Zekkeino Yakata serves meals made from fresh local ingredients. They also boast a large outdoor hot spring bath from...
Welcome to Shintomitei. Shintomitei is a Japanese style hotel located on a rise with an amazing view of Matsushima Bay, one of the most scenic places in Japan. It is located halfway up to the Shintomiyama Observatory, which takes about seven minutes on foot from Matsushima Zuiganji, and you can have an excellent scenery of the entire bay of Matsushima that begins from Shichigahama and ends towards Okumatsushima. There are 73 rooms at Shintomitei.
Welcome to Taikanso. This large Ryokan Hotel has 3 buildings - the Annex building, the Zuisho building, and the Shofu building. There are 239 Japanese, Western, and combined Japanese and Western style guest rooms at Taikanso and all guest rooms have their own private bath and toilet. There are indoor and outdoor baths for both women and men (same sex only), and the baths are open from early morning until 1:00am. A variety of Japanese, Western, and Chinese cuisine is served at Taikanso. Ch...
Welcome to Hotel Ubudo. This Modern Ryokan is known as one of Matsushima's finest, with great views across the bay and the chance to relax in Matsushima's first natural onsen. It is the ideal place to relax in one of Japan's most scenic spots. This is a new type of hotel that infuses Japanese style into an Asian resort atmosphere and the staff pride themselves on giving their best service to their guests.
Hyogo-ken Chijitoroku Ryokogyo 3-609
(Hyogo Prefecture Travel Agent License Number 3-609)
10-5-401-1-(2) Sakae-machi, Kawanishi-shi, Hyogo-ken Japan
Part of the Rediscover Group of Travel Companies Rediscover Japan Co., Ltd. (Japanese Guest Houses)
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