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Sendai overview

Sendai is known for its shops. Nature lovers can visit Rairaikyo Gorge and Mt. Kamakurayama while in Sendai. While here, check out other sights like Sendai Astronomical Observatory and Daikanmitsuji Temple.

Where to stay in Sendai

Whether traveling for business or leisure, Sendai can accommodate you. There are 82 hotels in Sendai and you can shop as many as 280 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 60%. Our room prices start at 13 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Sendai as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 2 5-star hotels from 132 USD per night
  • • 33 4-star hotels from 37 USD per night
  • • 111 3-star hotels from 31 USD per night
  • • 2 2-star hotels from 13 USD per night

How to get to Sendai

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

Train stations include:
  • • Sendai Ayashi Station (2 mi/3.2 km from the city center)
  • • Sendai Rikuzen-Ochiai Station (2.6 mi/4.2 km from the city center)
  • • Sendai Rikuzen-Shirasawa Station (3.3 mi/5.4 km from the city center)
Metro stations include:
  • • Kita-Sendai Station (6.2 mi/10 km from the city center)
  • • Kita-Yonbancho Station (6.4 mi/10.3 km from the city center)
  • • Kotodai-Koen Station (6.6 mi/10.6 km from the city center)

What to see around Sendai

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Sendai Astronomical Observatory
  • • Yagiyama Zoo
  • • Benyland
  • • Sendai Anpanman Children's Museum & Mall
  • • Sendai Umino-Mori Aquarium
The area's cultural scene stands 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 landmarks including:
  • • Daikanmitsuji Temple
  • • Osaki Hachiman Shrine
  • • Naritasan Sendai Bunin
  • • Rinno-ji
  • • Aoba Shrine
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Rairaikyo Gorge
  • • Mt. Kamakurayama
  • • Sendaishi Aobayama Park
  • • Hirosegawa River
  • • Nishi Park
Here are some favorite shopping areas to window-shop or find souvenirs:
  • • Sendai-Izumi Premium Outlets
  • • Sunmall Ichibancho
  • • Sendai Ginza Street
  • • Asaichi Morning Market
  • • Kanezaki Sasakama Hall
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Sendai International Center
  • • Miyagikengokoku Shrine
  • • Aoba Castle
  • • Sakuraokadai Shrine
  • • Sendai Mediatheque

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