2019 Sendai Pageant of StarlightRead Later
Each year 600,000 lights, called Starlight Leaves, illuminate the trees that line downtown Sendai’s Jozenji-Dori.
Hotels outside of major city areas can be somewhat pricey. This time, I looked into a number of accommodations available in Sendai before deciding to visit “Sauna & Capsule Cure Kokubuncho,” which has plentiful amenities at a reasonable price.
The Sendai Tanabata Matsuri is one of the three great festivals of the Tohoku region.
For three days every year, from August 6th through August 8th, you can see beautiful Tanabata decorations all across Sendai City.
Miyagi Prefecture – Sendai Aoba FestivalRead Later
The Sendai Aoba Festival is one of Sendai’s three major festivals. It was first held in 1655, making it a festival with a long-standing history behind it.t is an annually held festival of Aoba Shrine, which enshrines Date Masamune.
On September 9 & 10, 2017, the Jozenji Street Jazz Festival in Sendai will be held around Sendai’s Jozenji Street, which is lined with many trendy cafés and dessert bars.
The Tohoku region host many festivals, including the Three Great Festivals, namely the Aomori Nebuta Festival, the Akita Kanto Festival and the Sendai Tanabata (“July 7” in the lunar calendar) Festival. Among them, the 2017 Sendai Tanabata Festival began on August 6, 2017 and lasted for three days.
The trip to Tohoku’s gateway station, Sendai Station, takes about 90 minutes on the Shinkansen from Tokyo. If you walk a bit past Sendai’s main city area, you can find many delicious varieties of alcohol born from the rich nature of Tohoku. This time, I took a trip to both a distillery where you can sample whiskey for free and Miyagi Prefecture’s one and only winery.
Sasa-kamaboko – The Evolving Sendai Specialty! The Perfect Japanese Food for Souvenirs or Nibbles for Drinks!Read Later
In the Tohoku region of Japan, Miyagi prefecture has the largest population and is a leading city in terms of economy and culture...