5 years on from the tsunami
On March 11th 2016, it was exactly five years since the earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan's northern coast. To mark this anniversary, this March at Inside Japan Tours is all about Tohoku: looking back on its troubles, celebrating its charms, and taking stock of how far the region has come in the past five years.
To read all about this beautiful region, including first-hand accounts of the disaster and recovery, visit our dedicated tsunami page:
The Japan Tsunami 5 Years On
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