Calling all active travelers, this 6-hour cycling tour lets you see Matsushima’s cultural highlights by bike. Pedal to some of the city’s top attractions, which include Zuiganji Temple and the Godaido Temple, and experience a tea ceremony in the Kanrantei Teahouse’s. Plus, ride a sightseeing boat on Matsushima Bay on this small-group tour, limited to eight participants.
At 10am, greet your guide at the Matsuhima-Kaigan metro station and take a short stroll to the Kanrantei Teahouse. Your tea ceremony occurs inside the Goza-no-ma room, home to beautiful wall paintings and not usually open to the public.
After tasting different varieties of green tea and enjoying views of Matsushima Bay, you’ll jump onto a bike and begin a cycling tour of the city’s historic center. Tick off top attractions including the Zuiganji Temple, the Godaido Temple, the Entsuin Temple, and, if time allows, the ancient pine tree of Saigyo Modoshi.
Your tour culminates with a sightseeing cruise on Matsushima Bay before concluding back at Matsuhima-Kaigan metro station.