Rikuchu Coast National Park (Iwate, Miyagi)
Attractions: raised coast, ria coast
Rikuchu Coast National Park, commonly called "Sanriku Coast", is known for its 180km/110miles long pacific coast stretching from northern to southern Japan. The northern coastal region has breathtaking views of raised coastal terraces, known as "Alps of the Sea". The southern coastal region has exquisite views of the ria coast. There is a spectacular view of over 200m tall sea cliffs as typified by the Kitakami Mountains. The Unosu Cliff, Kitayamazaki Point, and Kurosaki Point popular tourist attractions.