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Sendai : City of Trees

This is the most green city I've found in Japan. You can find a lot of tree in the main street... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Bandung, Indonesia
Shopping and walking

It's one of the main streets of Sendai, large with many trees. It's a nice place to walk and shop... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2016
Renata T
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Jun 24, 2018
“Sendai : City of Trees”
5 weeks ago
“Heart of Sendai”
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Chuo Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0021, Miyagi Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sendai is a charming and beautiful city and this is its heart. Over the weekend we were there we were lucky enough to find markets stretched along the centre walkway under the trees for several blocks featuring a huge range of filter coffee booths with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

This is the most green city I've found in Japan. You can find a lot of tree in the main street. Ultimately, you can find a forest too around the main area, near the Tohuku University. You can enjoyably walk in this Aoba-dori Avenue and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Regina302
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Aoba-dori is a beautiful tree lined street that runs from the Sendai Staion to the Sendai Castle. It is major artery within the city with trees and island separating most lanes of traffic. It was restored after the war when most of this area was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed December 11, 2016

It's a good walk along Aoba-dori street, you can find lots of trees along the road (no wonder Sendai is also named as the city of trees). From Omachi Nishikoen station, we walked along Aoba-dori street towards Sendai station, this was a very good walk,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Aomori
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

It's one of the main streets of Sendai, large with many trees. It's a nice place to walk and shop. It's near the central city and some touristic places.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Renata T
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Take in the walk and enjoy some people watching. Of course if shopping is your thing then there is lots to see. Having walked this avenue several times I find it easy to access and good exercise.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Dale T
Reviewed November 13, 2015

Morning I woke up at six o'clock, I went up to Aoba Street by bicycle. Autumn leaves of the season is a good feeling. Leaves of zelkova is, fall has been, I feel the deepening of autumn. In the morning the car is small and...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Manc480
Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

The street is by far the prettiest one around and it leads to the big park which is down about a mile

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Alan B
Reviewed August 22, 2012

You can find just about anything in Aoba-dori! Excellent restaurants, shops and people watching. You will need very good walking shoes.

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Nelson M
Reviewed November 17, 2010

Down this street, are lined many trees. There's a few restaurants, but not much for shopping. During the summer there are many festivals around this area, so they close off the street. During the winter time, they have a festival of lights. It's quite pretty.

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