70 results

Sendai Top 10 Things To Do

The Top 10 very best Sendai City has to offer. Sendai is Miyagi Prefecture's capital and Tohoku's largest city. From nature, cuisine, and samurai history, let this be your guide to enjoying the most out of your next visit. 

Sendai Daikannon

The Sendai Daikannon statue is currently the world's sixth largest statue, located in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. It stands 100 meters high and contains buddhist statues.

Zuihoden Mausoleum

Zuihoden is the mausoleum of the first feudal lord of Sendai. Its mausoleums feature rare Momoyama style architecture in a setting of calming cedar tress. 

Michinoku Park

Michinoku Park has beautiful scenery, flowers, boating, and historical houses. It is a great place for a picnic or to spend the day.

Japan Kokeshi Museum, Naruko Onsen

The kokeshi doll is one of Japan's most beloved traditional crafts, and at this museum you can find out more about their history, how they are made, and why the craft behind the doll deserves to be preserved.

Sendai's Pageant of Starlight

The Sendai Pageant of Starlight is one of Japan's biggest winter illumination displays. Each year from early December through December 31st, 600,000 Christmas lights illuminate the zelkova trees along Jozenji-dori​ in downtown Sendai.