Toyoma (Tome City, Miyagi Pref.)
A tourist destination where Meiji era (latter half of the nineteenth century) structures evoke cherished memories of Japan's halcyon days.
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- (Dec. - Feb.)
- : Culture
- : Gourmet
- : Relaxation
- : Shopping
- : Scenery
- : Convenience
- A Meiji Era Village in Miyagi
Urban development projects undertaken in accord with valuable structures from the Meiji era have earned the Toyoma area a reputation as a veritable Meiji era village in Miyagi. Numerous examples of important cultural properties of the nation and other valuable buildings also abound.
- Toyama-no-sato (Toyoma Tourism Product Center)
This is a multi-purpose facility that opened in 2000, featuring products of the prefecture and the local cities, a rest area, and a special restaurant area serving special local products, including the Kura. Ra ramen shop and others.
- Experience the Joys of School Dining
Visitors can enjoy consuming school meals served in a century-old school building. Sample a typical school meal from the 1950s, which would have included a bread roll and curry stew. (Reservations required.)
- By train:
- Tokyo Station – Kurikoma-Kogen Station; 2 hours 35 minutes
- Kurikoma-Kogen Station – Toyoma; 30 minutes by taxi
- Miyagi Tourism Data book