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BT0045 Kesennuma City

Tour of Kesennuma/ Motoyoshi Disaster Prevention Center (earthquake experience, smoke experience, etc.)

Contents/ Itinerary for BOSAI Tourism

Participants will see display panels on BOSAI at the Disaster Prevention Center, and gain knowledge on disaster preparedness through various hands-on activities.
• Earthquake experience: Participants experience just how scary an earthquake is and learn the necessary procedures to follow if an earthquake occurs while in an ordinary dining room with a kitchen.
• Smoke experience: Participants will simulate evacuating from a smoke-filled room and learn how scary smoke is, and how to efficiently evacuate in the event of fire.
• Other: A rope-crossing experience for children, various exhibition corners, theater hall, Namazu-kun area, etc.
• We aim to feasibly answer any other requests by participants.

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

Our program aims to improve participants’ knowledge of BOSAI, and gain the ability to take action for disaster preparedness through various exhibitions and simulations (earthquake, smoke and fire). Emphasis is placed on informing participants of the experiences and lessons learned from the disaster as a disaster affected area of Great East Japan Earthquake.

Minimum capacity

1 person

Maximum capacity

* Negotiable

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


Required time for BOSAI Tourism Contents

N/A (Usually from 30 to 120 minutes)

Disaster Categories

Earthquake / Tsunami / Other (Fire)

Disaster phases of the contents

Disaster preparedness / Aftermath of a disaster (72 hours)



How to implement BOSAI Tourism Contents

Lecture / Lecture tour / Other (Various experiences)

Organization Names

Kesennuma/ Motoyoshi Disaster Prevention Center


Tel: 0226-22-6693 / Fax: 0226-22-0119