BT0022 Higashi-Matsushima City

Tour in Affected Areas with a Tourist Volunteer Guide

Contents/ Itinerary for BOSAI Tourism

While visiting Higashi-Matsushima City in Miyagi Prefecture where reconstruction has progressed, we will explain the situation during the Great East Japan Earthquake in a more concise manner. In addtion to the tour of the Higashi-Matsushima City Disaster Recovery Memorial Museum, we will explain the situiation of damage of the disaster and reconstruction from the residents' perspective with the story of actual earthquake experiences of the guide, traveling by bus around the city's disaster-affected areas and mass relocation areas. (Explanation may be conducted while looking out of the bus window, or visitors may also get off the bus at the disaster-affected areas.)

What we want to tell through the experiences of BOSAI Tourism Contents

Fear of the tsunami, learned lessons from the experience of the disaster, and the state of disaster-affected areas before and after the disaster
We want to express our gratitude for the support we received from all over the world.
We want to emphasize the importance of understanding the terror and fear of the earthquake disaster, of never forgetting to prepare for the next disaster, and of realizing the importance of conveying the lessons learned from the experience of the disaster to the next generation.

Minimum capacity

1 people

Maximum capacity

Up to 4 buses

Fee (Per person or per activity) for BOSAI Tourism Contents

3,000 yen per bus *In case of 1 guide per 1 bus

Required time for BOSAI Tourism Contents

* Approximately 2 hours

Disaster Categories

Earthquake / Tsunami

Disaster phases of the contents

Aftermath of a disaster (72 hours) / Emergency restoration / Reconstruction



How to implement BOSAI Tourism Contents

Lecture tour

Organization Names

oku-matsushima volunteer guide club


0225-87-2322 (Higashi-Matsushima Tourist Association Bureau)