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Address: 23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0814, Miyagi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 22-262-6250
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This colourful Zuihoden is rebuit in 1979 after fire in 1945. From the bus stop we had to spend a lot of energy to arrive before the Nehanmon gate (Nehan = Nirvana), found in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2015
Bagneux, France
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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Accessible as one of the stops on the Sendia Loople bus this mauseleum was well worth a visit. Instead of walking back the way we came we deviated and went on a first walk which took us past the children's cemetery. Very peaceful and well worth doing.

Thank Michcav
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

You can see great Japanese historical architecture! Although it was raining on the day I visited there, the view was great and I also liked the trees around the place( leaves were red). It might be a little tiring since there is a little bit of walking (you have to go up and down the slope and stairs), but in... More 

Thank ayumineko
Bagneux, France
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107 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

This colourful Zuihoden is rebuit in 1979 after fire in 1945. From the bus stop we had to spend a lot of energy to arrive before the Nehanmon gate (Nehan = Nirvana), found in the forest. It was in the early afternoon. However, due to rainy weather the Nehanmon gate was in the semi-darkness. A guide said me that the... More 

Thank nakajimah
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92 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Easy access from Loople bus stop. Tranquil cedar wooded setting for these beautiful buildings & shrines. Museum is informative & interesting, has english text

1 Thank Karen M
Kailua, Hawaii
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25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I stopped here on the loople bus and it was awesome. The pathway going up is challenging for elderly people but well worth trekking.

1 Thank Howard T
Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

A beautiful attraction with a lot of history about Sendai. A very calm and peaceful place to visit. There isn't much to see but its worth to visit as you will learn a bit about the history of Sendai

1 Thank Nashia
Cleveland, Oh
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943 reviews
418 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is worth visiting if you are in Sendai. It is a 40 min walk from the station but there are buses. It is on top of a forested hill over the river running through Sendai. The last hill and the temples are on a very steep hill from where the view is beautiful. The building were destroyed by bombing... More 

1 Thank marcopolo111
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468 reviews
154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I don’t know the historical aspects that well but a visit to the site in this nice natural forest was very calming and interesting. This is where Date Masamune’s spirit is supposedly resting. A surprise for me was the tomb of Atsu-Hime whose story was a year long drama on TV. Lots of steps to climb up and down but... More 

1 Thank DYA717
Waipahu, Hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Architecture and Construction are Fabulous and the Japanese culture amazing the story of Date' Masamune is told here and is incredible

Thank John96797
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53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visited in the rain; very atmospheric with the gentle rain falling among the giant cedars. The buildings themselves are recent but accurate reproductions as the originals were destroyed by the unwarranted incendiary raids of WWII which led to most of the city being levelled. The attached graveyard is also worth a look.

Thank Ocassi0nal_Traveller

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