Asahiyama Prefectural Natural Park (県立自然公園旭山, Kenritsu shizen kōen Asahiyama) is a Prefectural Natural Park in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. First designated for protection in 1940, the park is within the municipality of Ishinomaki and centres upon Mount Asahi.
The cat population is now larger than the human population on the island. There are no pet dogs on the island due to the large cat population. The island is divided into two villages/ports: Oodomari and Nitoda. Ajishima, a neighbouring island, used to belong to the town of Oshika, while Tashirojima was a part of the city of Ishinomaki.
The Ishii lock (石井閘門), begun in 1878 and completed in 1880, is a lock on the canal beside the Kitakami River in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Designed by Dutch engineer Cornelis Johannes van Doorn, who was a foreign advisor to the Meiji government, it is the earliest example of such a facility in Japan.
Kinkasan Lighthouse (金華山灯台, Kinkasan tōdai) is a lighthouse on Kinkasan, an island off the Oshika Peninsula in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan. The Kinkasan Lighthouse was one of 26 lighthouses designed and built in Meiji period Japan by the British engineer Richard Henry Brunton.
Minami Sanriku Kinkasan Quasi-National Park (南三陸金華山国定公園, Minami Sanriku Kinkasan Kokutei Kōen) is a Quasi-National Park on the Pacific coast of northern Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Established in 1979, the park extends along 180 km of the coast of southern Sanriku and encompasses Mount Kinka.
FUKUOKA – Last week, Ishinomaki City in Miyagi Prefecture decided to preserve Okawa Elementary School, where 74 students, 10 staff, a school bus driver and an unconfirmed number of local residents were killed by the massive tsunami that struck on March 11, 2011, in the wake of the Great East Japan ...
Onagawa is located on the rugged Sanriku Coast of north-central Miyagi Prefecture, with the Kitakami Mountains to the west and the city of Ishinomaki to the east, south and north. Much of the town is within the borders of the Sanriku Fukkō National Park.
For example, in the tourism industry, Ishinomori Manga Museum which used to be a symbol of Manga city, Ishinomaki, was reopened, and also people created a new recipe named “Kinka Rice-bowl” using seafood from the coast of Kinkazan, one of the three major fishing grounds in the world.
Close to Ishinomaki-Kanan I/C. A part of the building is currently not open. We thank you for your understanding. [Traveler Rating] [Address] 375-1, HEBITA, ISHINOMAKI-SHI, MIYAGI, 986-0861, JAPAN Map [Access] 3min by car (about 1km) from Sanriku EXPY Ishinomaki-Kanan I/C. 9min by car from JR Senseki Line’s Hebita Station.
Tashirojima (田代島) is a small island in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It lies in the Pacific Ocean off the Oshika Peninsula, to the west of Ajishima. It is an inhabited island, although the population is quite small (around 100 people, compared to around 1000 people in the 1950s).