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


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Explore interesting sights in Sendai, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 38 sights are available in Sendai, Japan.

Sightseeing Tours in Sendai

1. Sendai Castle

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Sendai Castle

Aoba Castle is a Japanese castle located in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Throughout the Edo period, Aoba Castle was home to the Date clan, daimyō of Sendai Domain. The castle was also known as Sendai-jō (仙台城) or as Gojō-rō (五城楼). In 2003, the castle ruins were designated a National Historic Site.

Wikipedia: Aoba Castle (EN)

2. 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)

3. Basho no Tsuji

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Basho no Tsuji

Basho no Tsuji is a cross road which was the center of the castle town of Sendai-jo Castle during the Edo period. The road between Omachi-dori Street and Oshu-kaido Road, which extends from Ote-mon gate of the castle, was the base of the machiwari (town splitting). The road marker (sato-based on the distance) is located around the boundary between Ichiban-cho and Omachi, Sendai City, and the road marker (sato-based) in Miyagi Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 芭蕉の辻 (JA)

4. 仙岳院

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Sendake -in is a tower of Tendai sect, Tendai sect, which was opened by Date Tadamune, the second lord of the Sendai feudal clan, located in Toshogu Shrine, Sendai -ku, Miyagi Prefecture. Sendai Toshogu Shrine and Hiraizumi / Chusonji Temple. The official name is thought to be the official name of the Kaiyama Yasushi Temple Sengakuin, but since the Edo period, the Kogokuji Temple has been called Sendake -in Temple.

Wikipedia: 仙岳院 (JA)

5. Yagiyama Zoological Park

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Yagiyama Zoological Park

Sendai -shi Yagiyama Zoological Park is a Sendai city zoo located in Taihaku -ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. Opened in 1965 (Showa 40). Located in Yagiyama overlooking the city center of Sendai City. Opposite the park is Yagiyama Bennyland, an amusement park, and it is just across Yagiyama Bridge to Mt. Aoba, where the site is located. As of 2018 (2018), the number of breeding animals was 581 points.

Wikipedia: 仙台市八木山動物公園 (JA), Website

6. 遠見塚古墳

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The Tōmizuka Kofun (遠見塚古墳) is a keyhole-shaped kofun burial mound located in the Wakabayashi ward of the city of Sendai, Miyagi in the Tōhoku region of northern Japan. It was constructed in the early to middle Kofun period, or around the late 4th to early 5th century AD, as the tomb of one or more of the gōzoku ruling the Miyagi Plain region. The site is a National Historic Site.

Wikipedia: Tōmizuka Kofun (EN)

7. Sendai Astromical Observatory

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Sendai Astromical Observatory

Sendai City Observatory is a Tenmondai (a temple built in a Shinto shrine) located in Nishikigaoka, Aoba Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. It was opened as Sendai Observatory in 1955, and in 1956, it was donated to Sendai City and became Sendai City Observatory in 1956. It was relocated to its current location in 2008. Spring of 2023: The planetarium was renewed.

Wikipedia: 仙台市天文台 (JA)

8. 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)

9. Manganji Temple

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Manganji Temple

Manganji is a Tendai sect temple located in Honmachi, Aoba -ku, Sendai -shi, Miyagi (N, a general view of the Dainippon Temple, and the lower volume, Motoji Koji, the former Natori -cho -ku). The grade is seven. The principal is considered to be the Holy Empress in the Holy Kannon. The mountain name is Mt. It is Sendai Thirty -three Kannon Sacred Ground No. 9.

Wikipedia: 満願寺 (仙台市) (JA)

10. Dainohara Forest Park

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Taihara Forest Park is a forest park located in Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It was developed as part of the Meiji 100th anniversary commemorative project and opened in April 1973 (Showa 48). It is located in the Shichikita Hills, and the canyon created by a tributary of the Shichikita River and the surrounding forest are left in the park.

Wikipedia: 台原森林公園 (JA)

11. 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)

12. 真福寺

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Shinpukuji is a Buddhist temple of the sect in the gutter of Wakabayashi -ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. It is called Hirosawa Mushi Inuin. Located on the left bank of the Hirose River. It was built in Tomei -gun, Kasai in the 13th century, and moved to Mt. Iwade under Date, and then moved to Sendai. It is one of the two temples in Sendai.

Wikipedia: 真福寺 (仙台市) (JA)

13. 法運寺

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Houn-ji Temple is a temple of the Nichiren sect located in renbo, Wakabashi Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. Its sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple, is Kojunzan. The former head temple is Ono Honon-ji Temple and Konishi Hoen. Chion-ji Temple is located around the area.

Wikipedia: 法運寺 (仙台市) (JA)

14. スリーエム仙台市科学館

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Sendai City Science Museum is a science museum located in Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It is located in Taiyuan Forest Park. Opened in 1952 (Showa 27), Sendai City's science education facility "Science Room" was the predecessor, and in 1968 (Showa 43), it was opened as the Sendai City Science Museum.

Wikipedia: 仙台市科学館 (JA)

15. Hosenji Temple

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Hosenji Temple

Hosenji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Chizan sect of Shingon Buddhism located in Taihaku-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The honzon is Fudo Myo. In the precincts, there is the Enmei Jizo Hall, which has the legend of Osute Jizo, and the Eleven-sided Kannon Hall. Natori 33 Kannon Shrine No. 1 Shrine.

Wikipedia: 寳泉寺 (仙台市) (JA)

16. Jogi Nyorai Saihoji Temple

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Saihoji is a temple of the Jodo sect located on the top and bottom of Okura, Aoba -ku, Sendai -shi, Miyagi. The mountain is Gokurakuyama. The main god is the Amida Nyorai image axis. It was opened by Kanrisha Rinsei. It is rarely called by the official name, and is generally called definition Nyorai.

Wikipedia: 西方寺 (仙台市) (JA), Website

17. 鹽流神社

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Shionoryu-jinja Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Kumagane, Aoba Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. In the Edo period, it was a chinju (a shrine guardian deity) of Kumagane Village, and became a sonsha (village shrine) in the Meiji period. It is officially written as '鹽ryu-jinja Shrine.'

Wikipedia: 塩流神社 (JA)

18. 桜岡大神宮

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Sakuraoka Daijingu Shrine is a shrine located in Nishi Park on the left bank of the Hirose River, west of the city center of Sendai City. The former company name was a prefectural company. The area around the company is known as one of the most famous cherry blossom spots in Sendai City.

Wikipedia: 櫻岡大神宮 (JA)

19. 仙台東照宮

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Sendai Tōshōgū (仙台東照宮) is the memorial shrine of Tokugawa Ieyasu in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Five of its buildings, all dating to 1654, have been designated Important Cultural Properties. The torii and gates were damaged in the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.

Wikipedia: Sendai Tōshōgū (EN)

20. 孝勝寺

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Kosho-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Tsurugaoka, Miyagino Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. Its sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple, is Komyozan. It is the head temple of the Nichiren sect (a historic temple).

Wikipedia: 孝勝寺 (JA)

21. Ruins of the Great East Japan Earthquake Sendai Arahama Elementary School

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Sendai City Arahama Elementary School is a public elementary school in Wakabayashi Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture from 1873 to 2016. The school building was damaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011. It has been released as a remains of the earthquake since May 2017.

Wikipedia: 仙台市立荒浜小学校 (JA)

22. 地底の森ミュージアム

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The Sendai City Tomizawa Site Museum is an archaeology museum in the city of Sendai in northern Japan that preserves a fossilized forest, where the remains of human habitation that occurred 20,000 years ago were discovered during surveying work in 1988. The museum opened in 1996.

Wikipedia: Sendai City Tomizawa Site Museum (EN)

23. 落合観音堂

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Ochiai Kannon -do is a Buddhist temple located in Shoromaru Ochiai, Taihaku -ku, Sendai -shi, Miyagi. Shugendo Neuzan Ochiai -ji Temple (Daizen -in) was a separate temple. Currently belongs to Kosaiji Temple (Shiro Maru -Watako -do, Taihaku -ku), a temple of Shingon Somiyama.

Wikipedia: 落合観音堂 (JA)

24. Akiu-jinja Shrine

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Wikipedia: 秋保神社 (JA)

25. 仙台市戦災復興記念館

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The Sendai City War Damage Reconstruction Memorial Hall is a public facility built to commemorate the recovery from the Sendai Air Raids along Hajimachi-dori near the intersection of Hirose-dori and Yasui-dori in the western part of Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 仙台市戦災復興記念館 (JA)

26. 富沢遺跡

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Tomizawa Ruins is a complex archaeological site located in Nagamachi Minami 4-chome, Taihaku-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. Forests dating back about 20,000 years ago (Upper Paleolithic) and the remains of rice paddies from the Yayoi period were discovered.

Wikipedia: 富沢遺跡 (JA)

27. 仏眼寺

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Butsugenji Temple is a temple of Nichiren Shōshū Buddhism located in Wakabayashi Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. The name of the mountain is Horyuzan. Many of the Nedan families have ancestors from merchants and samurai from the Edo period.

Wikipedia: 仏眼寺 (仙台市) (JA)

28. 熊野新宮社

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Kumano-jinja Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Natori City, Miyagi Prefecture. It is one of the three Natori Kumano Shrines. It was formerly called Kumano Shingusha. It was ranked as a prefectural shrine in the old shrine classification system.

Wikipedia: 熊野神社 (名取市) (JA)

29. 満福寺

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Manpukuji is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon Somiyama school in the eastern part of Aramachi shopping street, southeast of Sendai City. 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)

30. Zuihoji Temple

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Wikipedia: 瑞鳳寺 (JA)

31. Sendai Ginko Hall Izumity21

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Sendai Ginko Hall Izumity21

The Sendai Izumi Cultural Creation Center (Sendai Zuzumibu Sosou Center) is a complex cultural facility located in Izumi -ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. Commonly known as "Izmit 21" (Izumiti Niichi). Generally, it is commonly called.

Wikipedia: 仙台市泉文化創造センター (JA), Website

32. Kamei Museum

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Wikipedia: カメイ美術館 (JA), Website

33. 東昌寺

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Toshoji Temple is a temple of the Rinzai -sect Tofukuji school in Aoba -cho, Aoba -ku, Sendai -shi, Miyagi. One of Zenji Kitayama Goyama, which is located in Kitayama in Sendai. The mountain name is Mt. The principal is Shaka Nyorai.

Wikipedia: 東昌寺 (仙台市) (JA)

34. 福聚院

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Fukujuin is a temple of the Soto sect in Taishiro Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. The mountain is Minamiya Mountain. The main statement is Seikan Seon Bodhisattva. Enshrined one of the Oshu Sendai Seven Lucky Gods.

Wikipedia: 福聚院 (仙台市) (JA)

35. Sendai Literature Museum

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Sendai Literature Museum is a literary museum and social education facility in Sendai City, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. It is adjacent to the west side of Taibara Forest Park and is one of the entrance to the park.

Wikipedia: 仙台文学館 (JA)

36. 大年寺

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Dainenji is a Obaku sect temple located in Monzen -machi, Taihaku -ku, Sendai -shi, Miyagi. The mountain name is both footsteps. Kaisan is a common iron beef. The principal is Shakyamuni Buddha. The grade is 6th.

Wikipedia: 大年寺 (JA)

37. 龍雲院

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Ryuunin is a temple of the Soto sect in Shii -Mi -Ima, Aoba -ku, Sendai -shi, Miyagi. The town name of Kodai -cho, where the temple is located, is derived from the name of the Sendai feudal lord, Hayashi Kohei.

Wikipedia: 龍雲院 (JA)

38. Nobody knows Theater

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Nobody knows Theater

Sendai Central Hall (Sendai Central Hall) is a movie theater that was once located in Chuo 2-chome, Aoba-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. It was also used as a venue for live performances and vaudeville.

Wikipedia: 仙台セントラルホール (JA), Website


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