Fukuura Island [福浦島]

Fukuura-bashi in Matsushima Bay
Fukuura-bashi in Matsushima Bay

Bridge of Fukuura-bashi
Bridge of Fukuura-bashi

Fukuura Island ("Fukuurajima" in Japanese) is an island located about 0.7 km east of the coast of Matsushima-kaigan.

It is the largest island in Matsushima Bay and is about 300 meters from east to west and 300 meters from north to south.

It is connected with the east part of Matsushima-kaigan area by a bridge.

The bridge is called "Fukuura-bashi", and is the symbol of the island.
The length is 252 meters.

This bridge is called as "bridge for wonderful encounter".
If you cross this bridge, it is said that you will meet a nice person.

Walking trail in Fukuura Island
Walking trail in Fukuura Island

Observatory in Fukuura Island
Observatory in Fukuura Island

There are some walking trails in the island, but it is hilly.
There are a few observatories and parks.
You can enjoy the forest and the scenery of Matsushima.

A beach in Fukuura Island
A beach in Fukuura Island

Bentendo temple in Fukuura Island
Bentendo temple in Fukuura Island

And there is small Bentendo temple at the south part of the island.

How to get here

About 1 km walk from JR Matsushima-kaigan station.

Hotels in Matsushima

Hotels in Matsushima

Other Tourist Attractions in Matsuhima

Kanrantei Godaidou temple Zuiganji temple Entsu-in mausoleum Ojima island

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