17 Sights in Sendai, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Sendai, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 17 sights are available in Sendai, Japan.

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1. 青葉神社

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Aoba Shrine is the memorial shrine of Date Masamune, located in Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, near the site of the former Aoba Castle. The shrine was built in 1873 by petition of former retainers of the Date clan of former Sendai Domain to enshrine the deified spirit (kami) of Date Masamune under the name of Takefuruhiko-no-mikoto. This was in accordance with a practice which began in the Bakumatsu period and continued into the early Meiji period of establishing a shrine to the founders of the daimyō clan which ruled each feudal domain under the Tokugawa shogunate. Under the State Shinto ranking system, the shrine was designated as a prefectural shrine.

Wikipedia: Aoba Shrine (EN)

2. 阿弥陀寺

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Amitabha Temple is a Shizong Temple located in 3 Ding Mu of New Temple in Ruolin District, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. This deity is Amitabha Buddha. Located at No.17 Zhasuo, 33 Guanyin Spirit Field, Sendai, the original statue of Guanyin Temple is Zhengguanyin. The mountain number is Fawang Mountain, and the courtyard number is Zhengjue Courtyard. There are 24 stones in the temple territory of Edo period. Kaishan is a time when the ancestors were born. The founder is IDA Zhengyi, the fourth generation head of IDA's household.

Wikipedia: 阿弥陀寺 (仙台市) (JA)

3. The Miyagi Museum of Art

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The Miyagi Museum of Art opened in Sendai, Japan, in 1981. The collection has as its primary focus works associated with Miyagi Prefecture and the Tōhoku region more generally, from the Meiji period to the present day, and also includes paintings by Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee. Artists represented include Aimitsu, Kishida Ryūsei, Matsumoto Shunsuke, Nakamura Tsune, Takahashi Yuichi, Yasui Sōtarō, and Yorozu Tetsugoro.

Wikipedia: The Miyagi Museum of Art (EN)

4. 真福寺

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Shinpukuji (真福寺, Shinpukuji) is a Buddhist temple of Tokishu located in Tsuchihi, Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It is named Hirosawa Mountain Mushoin. It is located on the left bank of the Hirose River. It was built in the 13th century in Tome District in Kasai Territory, and moved to Mount Iwade and then to Sendai under the rule of the Date clan. It is one of the two Tokimune temples in Sendai.

Wikipedia: 真福寺 (仙台市) (JA)

5. Manganji

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Manchanji is a Tiantai Sect temple located in this town, Qingye District, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture (the location in Overview of Great Japanese Monasteries Volume II is Yuansi Trail, the old name taking town). The grade is seven. This deity is the Holy Guanyin, and it is the guardian Buddha of the Emperor of Light. The mountain is the achievement mountain. This is the No.9 Zazu of Sendai 33 Guanyin Spirit Field.

Wikipedia: 満願寺 (仙台市) (JA)

6. Basho no Tsuji

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Basho no Tsuji is a crossroads that was the center of the castle town of Sendai Castle during the Edo period. It was the intersection of Omachi-dori and Oshu Kaido extending from the castle's Otemon gate, and was the starting point of the town division. Near the boundary of the current Ichiban-cho and Omachi in Aoba-ku, Sendai City, the road marker of Miyagi Prefecture (里程元標) is installed here.

Wikipedia: 芭蕉の辻 (JA)

7. 陸奥国分寺薬師堂

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Mutsu Kokubun-ji (陸奥国分寺) is a Buddhist temple in Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai, Japan, belonging to the Shingon-shū Chizan-ha sect, and is the provincial temple ("kokubunji") of former Mutsu Province. The grounds of the temple are a National Historic Site. and one of its structures, the early Edo period Yakushi-dō (薬師堂) is an Important Cultural Property.

Wikipedia: Mutsu Kokubun-ji (EN)

8. 東京エレクトロンホール宮城

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Miyagi Prefectural Auditorium (宮城県民会館) is a 1,590-seat multi-purpose hall located in Sendai, Japan. It opened in 1964 and has hosted artists such as Cheap Trick, Whitesnake and Mötley Crüe. After the sale of the naming rights, Tokyo Electron Hall Miyagi became, on April 1, 2008, the preferred nickname for Miyagi Prefectural Auditorium.

Wikipedia: Miyagi Prefectural Auditorium (EN)

9. 桜岡大神宮

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Sakuraoka Daijingu Shrine (櫻岡大神宮) is a shrine located in Nishi Park on the left bank of the Hirose River, west of central Sendai. The former company is a prefectural company. The area around the company is known as one of the most famous cherry blossom viewing spots in Sendai City.

Wikipedia: 櫻岡大神宮 (JA)

10. 満福寺

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Manpukuji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect Chizan school located in the southeast of central Sendai City, in the eastern part of the Aramachi shopping street. It is built on the border between Sendai Castle Town and Wakabayashi Castle Town in the early Edo period.

Wikipedia: 満福寺 (仙台市) (JA)

11. 仙台市戦災復興記念館

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Sendai City War Disaster Recovery Memorial Hall is located in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, along Yumachitong near the intersection of Hirose Tong and Lancuitong in the west of Sendai City Center. It is a public facility built to commemorate the revival after Sendai air raid.

Wikipedia: 仙台市戦災復興記念館 (JA)

12. 東昌寺

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Tōshō-ji (東昌寺) is a temple of the Rinzai sect of the Tofukuji sect located in Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. One of the Five Zen Temples of Kitayama along with the Kitayama of Sendai. The mountain number is Wuwei Mountain. The main statue is Buddha.

Wikipedia: 東昌寺 (仙台市) (JA)

13. 法運寺

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Hōun-ji (法運寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Renbo, Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is called Gwangjun Mountain. The former main mountain is Ōno Honenji and Konishi Hōen. There is also Chienji Temple nearby.

Wikipedia: 法運寺 (仙台市) (JA)

14. 龍雲院

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Ryuun-in (竜雲院) is a temple of the Soto sect located in Shihei-cho, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The name of the town where the temple is located is derived from the name of Hayashi Kohei, a Sendai feudal lord who is buried in the temple.

Wikipedia: 龍雲院 (JA)

15. 仏眼寺

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Butsugenji Temple is a temple of Nichiren Shoshu located in Wakabayashi Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Hōryūzan. Many of the Nedanke families have their ancestors from merchants and samurai from the Edo period.

Wikipedia: 仏眼寺 (仙台市) (JA)

16. 昌伝庵

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Shōden-an (昌傳庵) is a temple of the Soto sect located in Aramachi, Wakabayashi Ward, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. In some cases, it is written as "Changden-an" using a new script. The mountain number is Ekiyozan.

Wikipedia: 昌傳庵 (JA)

17. カメイ美術館

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カメイ美術館 Asenas10 / CC BY 3.0

Camoy Art Museum is an exhibition facility located at No.5 Bridge in Qingye District, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. The nickname is the gallery kupukupu. The old name was "Kamei Memorial Exhibition Hall".

Wikipedia: カメイ美術館 (JA)

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