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Sendai is the capital city of Miyagi
Prefecture, and the largest city in the Tohoku
(northeast) region of Japan. For most visitors to Sendai it is a gateway to the nearby and very popular Matsushima, one the Three Views of Japan, which also features some beautiful temples. Sendai
has a population of 1 million and is one of Japan's 14 designated
cities. Sendai was founded in 1600 by the daimyo Date Masamune.
Sendai near JR Sendai Station
MIYAGI MAP - SENDAI
Sendai is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, and the largest city in the Tohoku (northeast) region of Japan. The Sendai is well known by its nickname, the City of Trees....
Sendai Castle, also known Aoba Castle, was a mountain top style Japanese Castle in Sendai Miyagi Prefecture. Sendai Castle was built on the orders of Date Masamune on top of Mt Aoba which ov...
Aoba Dori is one of the main streets in Sendai, which goes roughly east west through Sendai Station....
Osaki Hachiman-gu Shrine
Osaki Hachiman-gu Shrine is a Shinto Shrine in Aoba-ku Sendai. Date Masamune ordered the construction of the main shrine building (shaden), which was completed in 1607 and in 1952 it was des...
MUSEUMS and ART GALLERIES
Sendai City Museum
Sendai City Museum is the main museum in Sendai and is less than 2km to the west of Sendai Station. Sendai City Museum displays the history of Sendai and in particular the artifacts relating...
Sendai Airport (IATA: SDJ, ICAO: RJSS) is an international airport, but most traffic using the airport are domestic flights. Sendai Airport is 13km to the south east of central Sendai in Nat...
Sendai Station is a major station and one of the busiest train stations outside the greater area of Tokyo. Sendai Station, in the center of Sendai city in Miyagi Prefecture, it services both...
LoFT Sendai is one in a chain of LoFT shopping centres (malls) found through Japan. LoFT Sendai is in Sendai, opposite Sendai Station....
PARCO Sendai is one in the chain of PARCO department stores found through Japan. The first PARCO department store opened in Tokyo in 1953. PARCO Sendai is in Sendai, next to Sendai Station....
Author: Craig Fryer