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BT0099 Kesennuma City

Field Trip to the Disaster Area, Guesthouse "Kakehashi" in Kesennuma

Contents/ Itinerary for BOSAI Tourism

Staff will talk about damage from the tsunami, issues related to reconstruction, and the current state of the town and recovery while walking around the tsunami-affected area with participants.

A basic course: walking around an area that still has not been reconstructed after the tsunami hit, focusing on the Hashikami area in Kesennuma City to Kouyou High School in Kesennuma City.
Please contact us for special trips to visit other areas such as Minamisanriku Town and Rikuzentakata City.

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

Pros and cons of preserving disaster-affected buildings and facilities in order to convey the lesson of the Great East Japan Earthquake; issues in towns where reconstruction has not progressed; the height and frightening power of a tsunami; the kindness of people in the disaster area; examples of successful as well as failed reconstruction support; current recovery efforts

Minimum capacity

1 person

Maximum capacity

13 people

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

Field trip only: 2,000 yen
This program is provided for free to overnight guests at Guesthouse "Kakehashi" (For reference: from 3,500 yen per night)

Required time for BOSAI Tourism Contents

For 2 hours from 14:00 to 16:00 (Normally, this program is run every single day.) Please contact us to request other times.

Disaster Categories

Earthquake / Tsunami

Disaster phases of the contents

Aftermath of a disaster (72 hours) / Reconstruction



How to implement BOSAI Tourism Contents

Lecture tour

Organization Names

Specified Nonprofit Organization Cloud JAPAN