Every spring beautiful cherry blossoms bloom throughout Japan and Hitome Senbonzakura (1,000 cherry blossom trees at a glance) offers visitors a sweeping view of cherry blossom trees along the Shiroishi Riverside.
Located in Miyagi prefecture facing the Pacific Ocean, Sendai is the largest city in the northern Tohoku region of Japan.
TOKYO (NARITA) TO Sendai
Things to Do in Sendai
This wide avenue in downtown Sendai is lined with Japanese zelkova trees, adding beautiful greenery to the capital of Miyagi prefecture and giving Sendai its nickname of ‘City of Trees.’
The Hirose River flows through the center of Sendai, providing some natural scenery and habitat in this modern midsize city.
Designed by Toyo Ito, Sendai Mediatheque is a stylish and modern building built for learning and devotion to the arts.
Selected as one of Japan’s best 100 waterfalls, 55m high Akiu Otaki Falls is beautiful in all seasons, but is especially scenic in the fall, when brilliant foliage frames the roaring white water.
This morning market, located in a narrow street near Sendai Station, is filled with many different goods to purchase including fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood, and meat.
As one of the three major festivals of the Tohoku region, this beautiful summer tradition of Sendai has its roots in the seasonal event of Tanabata, or Star Festival.