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23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0814, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-262-6250
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“small museum” (7 reviews)
“steep hill” (4 reviews)
23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0814, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-262-6250
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk to the shirne, but having to pay to get in was a bit rich! Lots of gold and bright colours as well as historic relics. Good for history bufs

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

For the culture afficionados, the 17th century mausoleums of great feudal lord Date Masamune and his descendants is a must-visit. Tourism is organized here, evidenced by panel texts (simple explanations of key artefacts) accessed through uni-voice (a mobile app) by scanning the QR code, presented...More

1  Thank YubaPrincess
Reviewed 8 November 2017

On the way to the Zuihoden (Date Masamune's mausoleum) from the bus stop, there is a shrine and an onsen as well. The mausoleum in on a hill so you have to climb up a bit. Reaching the entrance, we bought tickets which were only...More

1  Thank Anett P
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Fantastic cultural experience and well worth the effort of climbing to the top. Beautiful gardens and the small museum with the forensic re-construction exhibits very interesting.

1  Thank ndjordan1
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

There wasn't a whole lot to see. English translations weren't great. There are a few mausoleums that are the main attractions

Thank kyinzomk
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting after a relatively steep climb up. Not too big an attraction but a worthy visit. Was the first stop for loople for my visit. For the oldies, note the climb up.

Thank Cliff N
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I made it here dropping off at the 2nd stop on the Loople bus from Sendai Station. It was quite a walk up hill to this place. The few mausoleum of historical Japanese architecture at this place are indeed very colorful.

Thank HotEarth
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you like samurai history this place is amazing. It has a nice mini museum. Quite atmospheric place with lots of history behind it, english texts in most places. Easy access with Loople bus, visit Sendai castle on the same bus near to it for...More

Thank Joona A
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The period of Date Masamune was one of the most famous in all of Japanese history - the unification of the country by Tokugawa, the rise and fall of Nobunaga - if anyone has any interests in Japanese history, these are the names which you...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We took a cab from the Sendai (Aoba) Castle site to the Zuiho-ji Temple for JPY1,070. It took about 15 minutes through the city streets. The original Zuiho-den Mausoleum was completed in 1637, one year after the death of Lord Daté Masamune. Many years later,...More

1  Thank Chuzaa
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