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Sendai overview

Sendai is a friendly locale distinct for its historical sites and hot springs, and known for its castle and ruins. You'll enjoy the area's museums, monuments, and temples. Spend a relaxing day at Aoba Green forest and Aobayama Park when the weather is nice. Head to Sendai Astronomical Observatory and Daikanmitsuji Temple to make some memories. If you're looking for a business-friendly getaway, Sendai is for you.

Where to stay in Sendai

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Sendai has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Sendai with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Sendai hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Sendai hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Sendai

Fly in to Sendai (SDJ), 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from downtown Sendai. Yamagata (GAJ) is the next closest major airport, 22.4 mi (36.1 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Sendai Ayashi Station
  • • Sendai Rikuzen-Ochiai Station
  • • Sendai Rikuzen-Shirasawa Station
Metro stations include:
  • • Kita-Sendai Station
  • • Kita-Yonbancho Station
  • • Kotodai-Koen Station

What to see around Sendai

Known for its amusement park, the area's attractions include:
  • • Sendai Astronomical Observatory
  • • Yagiyama Zoo
  • • Benyland
  • • Sendai Anpanman Children's Museum & Mall
  • • Zao Dairy Farm
The area's museums and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Serizawa Keisuke Art and Craft Museum
  • • Sendai Kaleidoscope Museum
  • • Seishi Museum of Contemporary Art
  • • Miyagi Museum of Art
  • • Sendai City Museum
Memorable for its castle, historical sites, monuments, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Naritasan Sendai Bunin
  • • Mt. Kamakurayama
  • • Aoba Castle
  • • Jozenji Temple
  • • Sendai City War Reconstruction Memorial Hall
Its forests and hot springs are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Aoba Green forest
  • • Rairaikyo Gorge
  • • Aobayama Park
  • • Hirosegawa River
  • • Nishi Park
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Sendai-Izumi Premium Outlets
  • • Sunmall Ichibancho
  • • Sendai Ginza Street
  • • Asaichi Morning Market
  • • Kanezaki Sasakama Hall
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Daikanmitsuji Temple
  • • Osaki Hachiman Shrine
  • • Rinno-ji
  • • Aoba Shrine
  • • Sendai International Center

When to visit Sendai

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 26°F night
  • April-June: 75°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 56°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 29°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 6.38 inches
  • April-June: 13.31 inches
  • July-September: 19.57 inches
  • October-December: 8.27 inches