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"Beauty of the Good Old Days in Akiu" Architecture and Nature Ecotour

Tour a century-old hot spring facility and surroundings filled with rich nature.

Operation Period

All year round.

Time Required

About 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Number of Participants



300 JPY– (tax included)

This ecotour focuses on the history of Japanese architecture and the surrounding natural environment.

First we'll take a look around Konosu Onsen, a hot spring facility with a century-old history. The guide will point out architectural/design features and make comments about preservation and renewal work. You'll also learn how people lived in the old days, such as how they kept warm in winter and preserved food.

Next we'll walk along the Natori River to understand what a valuable resource it is. The river helps generate electricity, offers water for daily human activities, and helps raise fruits, vegetables, and livestock.

Akiu Canada will develop into an environmentally friendly place for people to play. We want to share our message of coexistence with nature through this tour.

* No reservations necessary. You may call ahead if you would like, otherwise please visit during business hours and ask for owner Steve or a guesthouse staff!

Our facility is located in an area full of rich nature, along the Natori River in the northern part of Akiu Onsen Town. You can enjoy not only the Rabbit Garden, but the healing power of nature by walking along the river and viewing mountains. In addition, the facility is fully equipped with onsen (hot springs) and accommodation facilities, so you can extend your escape away from the stressful pace of the big city.

Experience Program Name"Beauty of the Good Old Days in Akiu" Architecture and Nature Ecotour
Activity LocationAkiu-Canada Konosu Onsen
Operator NameGreenhakka Limited Liability Company
Telephone Number080-6003-6901
Time RequiredAbout 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Operation PeriodAll year round.
Start Time10:00-16:00
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants10people
"Beauty of the Good Old Days in Akiu" Building and Nature Tour300 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceExperience fee and guide.
Method of PaymentPay with cash on the day (credit card not accepted).
Meeting Spot136-3, Aza- Nakahara, Akiu-cho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0242
5 minutes by car from Hotel Crescent in Akiu Onsen area, near Sasaki Art Museum & Puppet Hall.
Meeting Time10:00-16:00
Access--By Public Transportation--
From JR Ayashi Station (Senzan Line), take a 30-minute bus ride heading towards “Futakichi・Uenohara・Nojirichokita.” Get off at Konosu Onsen Bus Stop, then walk 5 minutes.

--By Car--
20-minute drive from “Sendai-Minami IC” on the Tohoku Expressway.
Room for 8 cars, requires reservation, free.
Facility InformationRestroom, changing room, onsen hot spring (separate charge)
Barrier-free AccessNo
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English