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For most visitors to Sendai it is a gateway to the nearby and very popular Matsushima, which features one the Three Views of Japan. Matsushima 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 is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, and the largest city in the Tohoku (northeast) region of Japan.

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    LoFT Sendai

    LoFT Sendai is one in a chain of LoFT shopping centres (malls) found through Japan. LoFT Sendai is in Sendai, opposite 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 designated a National Treasure. The shaden at Osaki Hachiman-gu Shrine is the oldest remaining example in Japan. The design features the main sanctuary (honden) read more

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    PARCO Sendai

    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.

  • Sendai Airport

    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 Natori Miyagi Prefecture. Sendai Airport is connected to Sendai Station via the Sendai Airport Line. Sendai Airport became world famous when the video of read more

  • Sendai Castle

    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 overlooks the city of Sendai. Sendai Castle played a key role in Boshin War, but was partially dismantled after Sendai surrendered to read more

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