Art and Cultural Attractions in Sendai-shi

Sendai-shi Art and Cultural Activities

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Sendai-shi is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Sendai-shi a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Sendai-shi.

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    Top Art and Cultural Places in Sendai-shi to Visit

    Discover the local culture and art of Sendai-shi.

  • Zuihoden Mausoleum

    #1 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Sendai-shi
     Zuihoden Mausoleum

    Tags: Museum, Architecture

    Address: 23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture 980-0814, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Masumune Date founded Sendai, so it is fitting that Sendai is where he was laid to rest, here in this mausoleum. Though the building you see today is not the original work of beauty (burned down in WW...Read more

  • Osaki Hachiman Shrine

    #2 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Sendai-shi
    Osaki Hachiman Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: 4 Chome-6-1 Hachiman, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture 980-0871, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This black shrine is dedicated to a kami of war - Hachiman, who was the Date family's patron deity. This protection thus extends to the city, making this shrine one of the most important in Sendai. It...Read more

  • Sendai Mediatheque

    #3 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Sendai-shi
    Sendai Mediatheque

    Tags: Library

    Address: Japan, Yubinbango 980-0821 Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai, Aoba-ku, Kasuga-cho, 2-1

    Timings: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Boil this place down to its very basic and it is essentially just a decent library. But visitors and locals of the city alike tend to freak out over its impressive architectural achievement. The most ...Read more

  • The Miyagi Museum Of Art

    #4 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Sendai-shi
    The Miyagi Museum Of Art

    Tags: Art Museum, Cafe, Architecture

    Address: Japan, Yubinbango980-0861 Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai, Aoba-ku, Kawauchimotohasekura 34-1

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This museum wins on every level. First, check out the incredibly stylish architecture. Even the café is swanky-looking, with designer and antique furniture. Next check how the lighting has been...Read more

  • Rinnoji Temple

    #5 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Sendai-shi
    Rinnoji Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Aoba-ku, Kitayama 1-chome, 14-1, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture 981-0931, Japan

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Museum exhaustion is a thing. Well, in Japan, shrine exhaustion is also a thing. There are so many of them that after a while, their impressions begin to blur in your mind. If there's any shrine howev...Read more

  • Gokurakuzan Saihoji Temple

    #6 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Sendai-shi
    Gokurakuzan Saihoji Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Aoba-ku, Okura character up and down 1, 989-3213, Japan

    Details

    A quick jaunt out of town will bring you to this magnificent rural temple. But that's not the first thing that greets you. The first thing you'll notice is the scent of fried fish and tofu. Passing th...Read more

  • Atago Shrine

    #7 of 7 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Sendai-shi
    Atago Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: 4 Chome-17-1 Mukaiyama, Taihaku Ward, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture 982-0841, Japan

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This shrine isn't as popular as some of the others in Sendai, which makes it a bit of a hidden gem. The climb up to the shrine can be quite strenuous as there are over 100 steps. It is worth it, for t...Read more

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