Private Tour - Leap Time Back to Know Sendai by Visiting All Must Sees

Sendai is the largest city in the Tohoku region and is known as a beautiful city surrounded by abundant nature.
The development of Sendai began in 400 years ago. The famous samurai, Masamune Date, builds a gorgeous and rich culture that enhances the liveliness of the city.
However, this area experienced the Great East Japan Earthquake on 11th March 2011, which had some catastrophic impacts. Even now, however, we are moving toward the future while leaving a mark of disaster. The state of recovery and reconstruction that remains in the city makes us feel a strong power to live.
You will visit such famous places in Sendai so that you can learn the dense history of Sendai in one day.
* Duration: 6 to 7 hours
* Starts: Sendai, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Sendai is the largest city in the Tohoku region and is known as a beautiful city surrounded by abundant nature.
The development of Sendai began in 400 years ago. The famous samurai, Masamune Date, builds a gorgeous and rich culture that enhances the liveliness of the city.
However, this area experienced the Great East Japan Earthquake on 11th March 2011, which had some catastrophic impacts. Even now, however, we are moving toward the future while leaving a mark of disaster. The state of recovery and reconstruction that remains in the city makes us feel a strong power to live.
You will visit such famous places in Sendai so that you can learn the dense history of Sendai in one day.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Zuihoden, 23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0814 Miyagi Prefecture

Zuihoden: The mausoleum of Date Masamune, one of the most powerful feudal lords in the past. The first place to visit is one of the nation’s most luxurious and gorgeous decorated mausoleum. Let’s touch the Japanese gorgeous culture of those days.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sendai Castle (Aoba Castle Ruins), 1 Kawauchi, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0862, Japan

Sendai Castle Ruins: This is a ruin that Masamune Date used to be living in 400 years ago. You can overlook the entire Sendai city from the top of the hill. There is no castle at the moment, but you can see the state of Sendai Castle at that time using VR! Let’s compare the present and old views of Sendai.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sendai Morning Market, Japan, 〒980-0021 Miyagi, Sendai, Aoba Ward, Chūō, 3-chōme−8−5 新仙台駅前ビル 3F318号室

Sendai Morning Market: The market spreads out in front of Sendai Station! You can enjoy a lively atmosphere with fresh seafood and vegetables. Enjoy the dishes using the fresh ingredients of Sendai!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sendai 3/11 Memorial Community Center, Kutsugata-85-4 荒井字 Wakabayashi Ward, Sendai, Miyagi 984-0032, Japan

Sendai3.11Memorial Community Center: This is a facility that displays post-earthquake and tsunami damage restoration. You can learn how such natural disasters are scary and how people in Sendai city move toward to the future.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ruins of the Great East Japan Earthquake Sedai Arahama Elementary School, 32-1 Arahama Shinborihata, Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai 984-0033 Miyagi Prefecture

Earthquake Disaster Remains Sendai Arahama Elementary School: Sendai Arahama Elementary School, located 700 meters from the coast, is a four-story building and was flooded by a massive tsunami up to the second floor when the Great East Japan Earthquake struck. At this school, 320 people (children, teachers, and local residents) were trapped, but they were able to evacuate to the roof where they were safe. After the school was closed, it is now open to the public as an earthquake relic that conveys the threat and lessons learned from the tsunami.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Sendai Station, 1-1-1 Chuo, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0021 Miyagi Prefecture

Sendai Station: The last spot is Sendai Station. The station is the gateway to Tohoku and is a lively station where many people gather due to redevelopment after the earthquake. It is a spot that can be said to be a symbol of reconstruction. Although there are areas in Tohoku that have not yet been reconstructed, looking at the status of Sendai Station makes you feel that the future of Tohoku is bright.

Duration: 45 minutes