(Trying on Samurai Armor)
They rebuilt the castle of Katakura Kojuro, a vassal of the Date family. Visitors can try on samurai armor if they make a reservation.
Koshido (worship hall)
The scene of a story of two daughters taking revenge upon the murderer of their father. There is a little temple called “Koshido” that enshrined the souls of the two sisters in Hachimaida.
Miyagi Zao Fox Village
Visitors can enjoy seeing over a hundred foxes put out to pasture in the surrounding natural area and even feeding them.
Kamasaki onsen (hot springs) /
Obara onsen (hot springs)
There are two hot spring districts in Shiroishi; Kamasaki onsen that preserves traditional Japanese style hotels, and Obara onsen located near a beautiful gorge.
Approximately 80,000 moss phlox flowers bloom inside a gigantic park from late-April to early-May.
Shichikashuku Soba Street
Shichikashuku is well-known for its production of buckwheat. A number of Soba restaurants serve carefully-cooked soba noodles on Shichikashuku Soba Street.
Nametsu Falls /
Furisode Jizo / Sekino Jizo
The sight of this two-layered waterfall cascading down and filling up the river is breathtaking. Furisode Jizo and Sekino Jizo, popular guardian deities from a local folk tale, can be found nearby.
Tamanokihara Skunk Cabbage Colony
Along the road is a wetland where approximately a hundred thousand skunk cabbage flowers grow and bloom beautiful white flowers in the spring.
Roadside Station Shichikashuku
They have a souvenir stand and a restaurant where they serve local dishes. Tourists can get a nice view of the surrounding area as well.