Private Tour - Everything good in Sendai! Find goods in craftsmanship town

Sendai has prospered as a manufacturing town.
Traditional crafts that represent Japan, daruma and kokeshi, are famous. Recently contemporary style traditional crafts, “design goods” are seen to be increasing.

In this tour, we will visit shops selected by your otomo guide and discover the best of Sendai. Japan’s traditional crafts are easily adaptable for everyday use. All of these goods are usable for many years, so your memories from Japan will last long after you return home. Let your otomo guide show you the shop perfect for you!

During this tour you will also be able to taste Sendai’s specialty such as salmon-roe kamaboko and gelato.
* Duration: 3 to 4 hours
* Starts: Sendai, Japan
* Trip Category: Shopping & Fashion >> Shopping Tours




Sendai has prospered as a manufacturing town.
Traditional crafts that represent Japan, daruma and kokeshi, are famous. Recently contemporary style traditional crafts, “design goods” are seen to be increasing.

In this tour, we will visit shops selected by your otomo guide and discover the best of Sendai. Japan’s traditional crafts are easily adaptable for everyday use. All of these goods are usable for many years, so your memories from Japan will last long after you return home. Let your otomo guide show you the shop perfect for you!

During this tour you will also be able to taste Sendai’s specialty such as salmon-roe kamaboko and gelato.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Antique Show, 1-chōme-4-26 Ichibanchō, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0811, Japan

Antiqueshop: This is a select store with fashionable items. There are also a selection of original goods incorporating craftsmanship of the Tohoku region. The original ‘beko’ is highly recommended. What is ‘beko’? Come with us to find out.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: GELATI BRIO, Japan, 〒980-0811 Miyagi, Sendai, Aoba Ward, Ichibanchō, 1-chōme−6−23 shuon358bldg 1F

A popular gelato shop that you would want to eat even if there is a long queue. In addition to the traditional flavors of milk and green tea, you will find 3-5 seasonal flavors. Just taking a look at the window case will surely make you hungry. Which flavor do you want to eat?

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nonaka Shrine, 2-chōme-7-18 Ichibanchō, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0811, Japan

A shrine known to be number one for marriage fortune in Sendai. It is located in the middle of a shopping district, and is not to be listed in tourist books. In addition to marriage, there is fortune for business prosperity.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kogensha Sendado, 3-5-8 Ichibancho, Aoba-Ku, Sendai 980-0811 Miyagi Prefecture

A general store that collects folk crafts from the whole world, not just Japan. Each item is handled with care. You will find high quality, unique products.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Abekama, 2-chōme-3-18 Chūō, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0021, Japan

It is a store specializing in the Sendai’s specialty, sasa kamaboko. Here you can try a freshly grilled kamaboko. The freshly baked kamaboko is crispy on the outside, and fluffy on the inside. Just one taste will surely make you wanting more! Let’s enjoy this hand-grilled kamaboko together.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Merry Merry Christmasland and Dia and Merilab, 6-15 Kasugamachi, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0821 Miyagi Prefecture

It is a store selling original goods, as well as works of art from both Sendai and Tokyo. There are many pop and pretty items with motifs of kokeshi, a Sendai specialty. Find yourself some items which you’ll love at first sight.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: カネイリミュージアムショップ6, Japan, 〒980-0821 Miyagi, Sendai, Aoba Ward, Kasugamachi, 2, 1F 980-0821 宮城県仙台市青葉区春日町2-1 せんだいメディアテーク

Kaneri Museum Shop 6: A store where goods from Sendai, and six other north-eastern prefectures are sold In addition there is a selection of ‘high-sense’ items. Why don’t you pick out some souvenirs for your fashionable friend?

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tohoku Standard Market, 3-chōme-7-5 Chūō, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8450, Japan

Tohoku Standard Market: There are many sweets and ingredients only to be found in Sendai and Tohoku. There are many rare items which cannot easily be found. Let’s choose souvenirs for you and your friends and family.

Duration: 30 minutes