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1-Day Private Sendai Tour
$241.00 per adult
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4-6-1 Hachiman, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0871 Miyagi Prefecture
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Sendai / Matsushima Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide
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Sendai / Matsushima Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Sendai and Matsushima!<br><br>Sendai is a city that sits at the doorstep of the nation’s more wild side. It’s a day trip from secluded mountain retreats, rugged coastlines, and remote islands. At the same time, it’s one of Japan’s most modern and sophisticated cities with a culinary scene that will challenge and surprise.<br><br>Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hours tour that's best for you!<br><br>Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary.<br>Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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htodd503 wrote a review Sep 2019
Portland, Oregon78 contributions35 helpful votes
I'm a big fan of shrines and one year I went into every shrine I saw walking around Tokyo for a month. For some reason it felt like something was missing. It might be because they were setting up for a festival and there were lots of empty stalls being set up and you couldn't walk down the main path. It seemed a little disappointing.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Liketorome wrote a review May 2019
Dorset416 contributions113 helpful votes
This is a lovely shrine to visit. Not terribly big but nicely laid out and the entrance via the 100 stairs is quite majestic.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Maria D wrote a review Mar 2019
265 contributions38 helpful votes
This famous Sendai shrine dedicated to the god of war can be found at the end of a long stairway leading between tall hinoki cypress trees under several torii gates. The main hall is freshly renovated and has splendid dragon and tiger decorations. To make the most of the experience, read its history. Tip: if you do not like to climb, there is a back entrance with a more flat path to the shrine. A great place to contemplate and pray.
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Date of experience: March 2019
Philip Witriol wrote a review Nov 2018
London, United Kingdom538 contributions129 helpful votes
Fabulous site that as well as gorgeous architecture and location is also a way to experience typical Japanese shrine culture. You could well be the only "foreigner" here. Also various festivals throughout the year.
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Date of experience: November 2018
Sarahuhuhu wrote a review Aug 2018
Japan93 contributions18 helpful votes
We found this little shrine by accident and are so glad we did. A great place to take a break--love the atmosphere, and strongly recommend it to anyone who enjoys visiting shrines.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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