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Sendai, Tohoku region, Honshu island, Japan
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The history of Sendai echoes with the name of Date Masamune, the general who built up the city in the 16C and 17C. Note the Rinno-ji Temple, Hachiman Shrine and the ruins of Sendai Castle, all manifestations of the importance of the daimyo (feudal lords), whose armour you can see exhibited in the city's History Museum. Now recovered from the trauma of the Second World War, Sendai is a lively university city with many parks and gardens. Following the earthquakes and tsunami of March 11 2011 and the ensuing nuclear accidents, we recommend you consult the National Tourist Office of Japan: http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/index.html

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Tourist attractions Sendai : Things to see and do

  • Sendai City Museum Recommended Recommended

    26 Kawauchi JPN - Sendai

    This impressive history museum was opened in 1961 thanks to a donation of some 10 000 objects from the heirs of Sendai's founder, Date Masamune. Among the unique exhibits is Date Masamune's famous armour, including the helmet that is thought to have ..

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  • Zuiho-den Recommended Recommended

    Zuihoden iriguchi JPN - Sendai

    Zuiho-den Mausoleum was built for the warlord Date Masamune in the year after his death. It was inspired by Nikko's famous Tosho-gu Mausoleum, which had been built between 1634 and 1636. It was destroyed during the 1945 bombings then reconstructed al..

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  • Osaki Hachiman-gu Recommended Recommended

    Hachimangu-mae JPN - Sendai

    Date Masamune ordered this shrine to be built as a home for the guardians who protected his castle. The castle, built in 1607 atop a hill, is a fine example of the architecture of the Momoyama period (1573-1615). Its flamboyant porch and also the cof..

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Hotels Sendai

  • Hotel Metropolitan Sendai

    Aoba-ku Chuo 1-1-1 JPN - Sendai

    Right in the city centre, Hotel Metropolitan Sendai offers rooms with a flat-screen TV. The hotel features 5 dining options and massage services. Free Wi-Fi is available at the entire property. Rooms at Metropolitan Hotel Sendai are decorated in war..

  • Sendai Kokusai Hotel Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Aoba-ku Chuo 4-6-1 JPN - Sendai

    Prix Prices from : 9180 JPY

    On just a 5-minute walk from Sendai Station, Sendai Kokusai Hotel features 4 restaurants, 2 cafe-bars and a beauty salon. It offers bright rooms with free wired internet access. Kokusai Hotel Sendai is a 10-minute walk away from downtown area Ichiba..

  • Westin Hotel Sendai Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    Ichiban-cho 1-9-1 JPN - Sendai

    Prix Prices from : 37000 JPY

    Boasting spacious rooms situated on 28-36th floors, Westin Hotel Sendai is luxurious accommodation just a 10-minute walk from JR Sendai Station. Guests can work out in the free-use gym, or receive rejuvenating massages at the on-site salon. Wi-Fi is ..

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