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BT0023 Higashi-Matsushima City

Tour in Higashi-Matsushima City Reconstruction Memorial Park of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Contents/Itinerary for BOSAI

In Higashi-Matsushima City Reconstruction Memorial Park of the Great East Japan Earthquake, there is a plaza where memorial monuments are built, the Earthquake Disaster Recovery Memorial Hall which is in the renovated the former Nobiru Station and the ruins of the platform in the former Nobiru Station. In the Earthquake Disaster Recovery Memorial Hall, there are panels, images, documents on exhibit which show the disaster and reconstruction situation in Higashi-Matsushima City, Miyagi Prefecture.
(1) Information Corner: Tourist guide of facilities and surrounding areas
(2) History of Higashi-Matsushima City: Exhibit of the establishment of the city and the state of the city before the disaster
(3) Events of March 11th, 2011: Exhibition of the situation of the damage by the disaster, viewing of archived video
(4) Progress of Reconstruction: Exhibition of reconstruction projects in the city and reconstruction scenes, as well as introduction of volunteer support activities
(5) Toward the Future: Future town-planning initiative, introduction of various activities for reconstruction
(6) Multipurpose Hall: A place of recovery and exchange
(7) Memorial Square: Prayers at the monument
(8) Earthquake Disaster Ruins: Exhibition of the former Nobiru Station platform

What we want to tell through our BOSAI contents

What happened in this town at the time of disaster? What were people's thoughts during that time? We will never forget the severa many bonds among people and hopes which were born from the experiences.
Memories fade with time and become vague. However, the "memories and records" in here will not disappear.
The Reconstruction Memorial Park of the Great East Japan Earthquake is a symbolic facility which will foster awareness on disaster preparedness and risk reduction.

Minimum capacity

1 people and up

Maximum capacity

Up to about 40 people

Fee (Per person or per activity)

Free

Required time for BOSAI contents

Around 30 minutes - 40 minutes

Disaster Categories

Earthquake / Tsunami

Disaster phases of the contents

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

Targets

All / Other (limited to guests staying at the accomodations)

How to implement BOSAI contents

Self-guided tour

Organization Names

Higashi-Matsushima City Reconstruction Memorial Park of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Phone

0225-86-2985