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Sendai is a walkable, business-friendly neighbourhood with convenient options for restaurants. The neighbourhood has many charming qualities, its friendly people among the more noteworthy. Take in the natural beauty of the parks, hot springs, and glaciers—or broaden your horizons with some local art. A stay at one of Sendai's hotels makes it easy to venture out into the greater Sendai area.
The area's storied past is told through its monuments and historic sites, while the museums provide some cultural flavour. Attractions like Sendai Kaleidoscope Museum, Serizawa Keisuke Art and Craft Museum, and Seishi Museum of Contemporary Art can be part of your cultural tour. Swing by Naritasan Sendai Bunin, Aoba Castle, and Sendai City War Reconstruction Memorial Hall to learn about local history. Notable landmarks include Daikanmitsuji Temple, Mt. Kamakurayama, and Osaki Hachiman Shrine. Create some family memories at Sendai Astronomical Observatory, Yagiyama Zoo, and Benyland.
Popular activities in the area include shopping, sledding, and ice skating. Head up the mountain to Mt. Izumigatake, Spring Valley Izumi Kogen Ski Area, or Sumikawa Snow Park. Soak up some sun at Nobiru Beach. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Aoba Green forest, Aobayama Park, or Nishi Park. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Sendai-Izumi Premium Outlets, Sunmall Ichibancho, and Sendai Ginza Street. A visit to Sendai Highland Country Club, Sendai Stadium, or Asaichi Morning Market won't disappoint either.
Don't pass up a chance to see Rairaikyo Gorge, Rinno-ji, and Aoba Shrine. Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai City Museum, and Sendai International Center are also favourite places to visit.
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Kita-Sendai Station, Kita-Yonbancho Station, or Kotodai-Koen Station. To see the sights outside of town, hop aboard a train. Sendai Ayashi Station is the closet train station, but Sendai Rikuzen-Shirasawa Station and Sendai Rikuzen-Ochiai Station are also nearby.
Sendai is 24.3 km (15.1 miles) from the airport in Sendai (SDJ). You can also fly in and out of Yamagata (GAJ), which is located 35.1 km (21.8 miles) away.