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Things to see at Matsushima:
A bucket list of the top sights at Matsushima, ordered by popularity.
1. Wu Da Tang
2. Song Dao Hai An Yi
3. Rui Yan Si

Matsushima (松島) is a group of islands in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. There are some 260 tiny islands (shima) covered in pines (matsu) – hence the name – and is ranked as one of the Three Views of Japan.

A well-known apocryphal haiku often attributed to Matsuo Bashō indicates that the poet is at a loss for words:

Nearby cultural properties include Zuigan-ji, Entsū-in, Kanrantei, and the Satohama shell mound.

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