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Sendai


Sendai's compelling story traces its roots through history, and its architectural marvels testify to its storied past. The iconic Sendai Castle, or Aoba Castle, reigns majestically atop a lush hill, offering panoramic views of the city and surrounding landscapes. Visiting this historic stronghold allows for a step back and a glimpse into the feudal era.

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Things to do and see - Sendai

Enter a mausoleum of a prominent and highly respected samurai
Zuihoden Temple
 
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Witness one of the country's most revered architectural treasures
National Treasure Osaki Hachiman Shrine
 
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Visit a waterfall, designated as a place of scenic beauty
Akiu Great Falls
 
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30 km
50 min
View Japanese art and paintings by W.Kandinsky and Paul Klee
The Miyagi Museum of Art
 
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Stroll a historic park with a museum and a route leading to castle ruins
Aobayama Park
 
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Embark on a day trip to visit a Buddhist temple
Jogi Nyorai Saihoji Temple
 
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30 km
70 min
Enter a strikingly visual contemporary public library
Sendai Mediatheque
 
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Learn about the history, culture, and traditions of Sendai
Sendai City Museum
 
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Take a trip to a hot spring resort located in the nearby mountains
Sakunami Onsen
 
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25 km
40 min
Enjoy a boat cruise around hundreds of forested islands
Matsushima
 
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Climb to a scenic temple on a steep mountainside
Yamadera Temple
 
1
70 km
60 min
Travel to a coastal town famous for its seafood
Shiogama
 
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15 km
15 min

FAQ - Sendai

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Events - Sendai

August
Sendai Tanabata Festival Period
This traditional Japanese festival celebrates the Tanabata legend, where two celestial lovers, represented by the stars Vega and Altair, are allowed to meet once a year. The festival involves vibrant decorations, colorful streamers, and various events and activities in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.
Sendai, Japan

Tanabata Decorating
Tanabata Decorating is a traditional craft associated with the Tanabata Festival, a Japanese event that celebrates the annual meeting of two celestial lovers, Vega and Altair. During Tanabata, people often create colorful and intricate decorations using paper, bamboo, and other materials.
Sendai, Japan

Sendai Tanabata Fireworks Festival
The Sendai Tanabata Fireworks Festival is an annual cultural event that combines the spectacle of fireworks with the celebration of the Tanabata legend. Held in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, this festival usually takes place around early August in conjunction with the Sendai Tanabata Festival.
Sendai, Japan

Sendai Castle Ruins Night Event
The Sendai Castle Ruins Night Event is a captivating historical and cultural experience that takes place at the Sendai Castle Ruins. This event offers a unique opportunity to explore the historical site after dark, creating an enchanting atmosphere that highlights the castle's rich history and significance.
Sendai, Japan



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