Miyagi Prefecture (宮城県) is an administrative division in the northeast part of the Japanese island of Honshu. Miyagi Prefecture stands out for its natural beauty including the capital, Sendai, known as "the city of trees". Matsushima Bay is one of the most scenic panoramas of Japan, where you will see more than 200 islands covered with pines. The city of Sendai has many tree-lined streets including the famed Jozenji-dori Avenue. Sendai is known for its music festivals, the great traditional food and bars such as the rock café Peter Pan.

Population: over 2.3 million inhabitants

Capital: Sendai

Other major cities: Kurihara, Tome, Ōsaki, Ishinomaki, Higashi-Matsushima, Tomiya, Shiogama, Natori, Iwanuma, Shiroishi, Kakuda

Main attractions: Matsushima Bay, Okama Crater, Zao Fox Village, Shiroishi Castle, Shiogama, unagi restaurants, Entsuin Temple and gardens, Naruko Onsen (hot spring village), Miyagi Gourmet (Gyutan, Zunda, Kamaboko), Zuihōden mausoleum, Zuigan-ji temple

Major Airports: Sendai Airport (SDJ - 仙台空港 Sendai Kūkō)

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