Miyagi, Japan Jan. 24 Tues 8:16PM

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Miyagi Prefecture, or Miyagi-ken, is located in the southern Tohoku Region, and is home to Sendai, the region's largest city. Miyagi is also well known for Matsushima, a town on the Pacfic coast with beautiful views, which is known as one of Japan's three most scenic views, as well as Zao, a caldera lake with bright green waters. 

Sendai City

The Caldera Lake at Mt. Zao

Miyagi Prefecture was one of the the worst hit regions during the tsunami of March 2011, and is still in recovery today, though the region has received support through tourism and rebuilding efforts internationally and within Japan.