Scallop Farm Boat Tour
Ofunato is famous for its aquaculture, especially its large, flavorful scallops. Visitors can take boat trips with local fishermen, to see the way the scallops are farmed.
Kesen Carpentry and Folklore Museum
Since the old days, the carpenters of the Kesen area have been renowned for their remarkable skills. This museum housed in a traditional wooden structure, celebrates their technical ability, ranging from building homes to sophisticated temple carpentry.
Takata Matsubara Memorial Park
This park is dedicated to keeping alive and passing down to posterity the memories and lessons learned from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
To reach Ofunato from Tokyo, it takes 5 hours by Shinkansen and local trains. Kyle walked the trail from Ofunato to Rikuzen-takata in 3 days.