The proprietress, who was dying, has held on through the conviction that she really needed to live.That conviction soon turned into emotional support for the local residents.Houraikan, built along the Pacific Coast, had a beautiful beach 200 meters wide and two kilometers long in front of it before the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11.It was famous for its gorgeous views of white sand beaches and green pines, and became a famous, lively bathing beach in the summer.
Let's take a look at the dedicated recovery effort as well as taste the fruits of their labor.
It is a learning facility that was made to reduce damage from natural disasters through videos and displays.
These video records are being used as tools to study the disaster and to conduct research into ways of determining if one can be saved in the event of a disaster.
Houraikan, an Auberge by the Sea Address: Chiwari 93-81, 20 Unosumai-cho, Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture Access: 20 minutes by taxi from JR Kamaishi Station (around ¥3,500), or use the free pickup service to and from Kamaishi Station (reservation required in advance) Price: Starting from ¥10,000 per night (two meals included) ※ Chinese-speaking staff available When it comes to souvenirs from Iwate Prefecture, Kamome no Tamago (Seagull Eggs) with their elaborate, moist and smooth texture might be the first to come to mind.
The Ofunato Tsunami Museum was opened in the year following the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, on the vacant premises of Saito Confectionery’s Nakai factory, which produces these sweets.