|Poster for the Rokuro Matsuri.|
attend than Michinoku is that it's only accessible by car. Furthermore, as we shall see below the route will take you on small country roads in the middle of nowhere with limited signage, so a GPS is essential. That said the payoff is worth it, and if you can make it to the Miyagi-Zao Kokeshi Kan then you can also visit the Togatta Kokeshi Village and the workshops of various kokeshi makers located in town.
|Going east on the Yamagata Expressway we got off at the Miyagi-Kawasaki exit. From there it became extremely rural.|
|We turned at this old stone monument.|
|At one point we were driving on this 1.5-lane country road.|
|Gateway to Togatta.|
|The festival being held outdoors.|
|One of the festival banners.|