Motoyoshi District Tourism

Motoyoshi (本吉郡 Motoyoshi-gun) is a district located in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. As of the Karakuwa merger but with 2010 population estimates, the district has an estimated population of 17,296 and a population density of 106 persons per km². The total area is 163.74 km². Motoyoshi District was devastated by the magnitude 9.0 March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami which occurred off the coast of Japan; an estimated 9,500 people are reported missing from the town of Minamisanriku alone. Early estimates indicate that this could represent as much as 90% of the total casualties in Japan.


A place in Japan, Motoyoshi District is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Motoyoshi District, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Sendai-shi. Attractions in Sendai-shi include Aoba Castle, Jozenji-dori Avenue, Zuihoden Mausoleum. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.