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Sights in Sendai
Sendai Tanabata Festival
Tanabata, or Star Festival, is a festival originally celebrating the reunion of 2 deities along the Milky Way. Sendai Tanabata Festival takes place in August, o
Surrounded by forests and mountains, Akiu Onsen is a 1500-year old hot spring located close to Sendai.
Sendai Akiu Bunka no Sato Center
Akiu Sato Center is a tourist information center, where tourists can learn about Akiu Onsen and participate in various events and activities for free. Visitors
Rairai Gorge is a 650m long trail which was created due to the erosion of the rocks by the Natori River.
Akiu Kogei no Sato
Akiu Kogei no Sato is comprised of 9 different workshops where visitors can try painting Kokeshi dolls, tops and other crafts. Reservation required.
Zuihoden is the mausoleum complex where Date Masamune, lord of the Sendai region who died in 1636, is burried along with his heirs. It is designated a National
Sendai City Museum
This two-story, 10,800 square-meter museum displays over 90,000 artifacts such as swords, armors and weapons related to the history and culture of Sendai, and t
Aoba Castle (Sendai Castle Ruins)
The Sendai Castle Ruins, or officially Aoba Castle, is the place where the Date family resided during their reign. Although the castle was designated a National
Osaki Hachiman-gu Shrine
Osaki Hachiman-gu Shrine is located in Aoba-ku of Sendai city and is a designated National Treasure. Construction of the shrine was ordered by feudal lord Date
A Buddhist temple affiliated with the Date clan, who used to rule from Aoba Castle (Sendai Castle Ruins), Rinno-ji Temple is renowned for its seasonal gardens
Taga Castle Government Office Remains
Taga Castle was the cultural, political and military center of the Tohoku region until the 11th century.