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  • Matsushima
    by robertbaum
  • Matsushima
    by robertbaum
  • Shrine and Temple District East of Sendai Station
    Shrine and Temple District East of...
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  • Clubs in Sendai

    Sendai Nightlife

    Cover charges in Japan are ridiculous! This club doesn't make you pay cover and is a really cheap place to drink. The place doubles as an English school during the day and becomes a club during the night. The owners are really cool and have tons of information regarding tourism and things to do while travelling around Sendai! Any type of clothing...

  • Metropolitan Sendai Hotel

    Sendai Hotels

    HOTEL METROPOLITAN SENDAI. 300 guest rooms. Very convenient location with lots of shopping centers...

  • Shrine and Temple District East of...

    Sendai Off The Beaten Path

    There is no doubt that most of the famous places in Sendai are located West of Sendai Station, and many short time visitors and tourists will go for this area.BUT, if you are generally interested in shrines and temples you should probably go against the flow and leave the station at its back side to the West.A map I found indicates no less than 35...



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  • Catch a Sunset

    Matsushima Things to Do

    The A-1 thing to do in Matsushima is to catch a sunset. if you find the right spot you'll understand why Matsuhima is one of the 3 spots of Japan. That's the trick though, finding the right spot. Best to ask the locals for advice, but don't be surprised if most are indeed unable to help you. Good sunsets are way off the tourist trail here.

  • Seeing the Sunset

    Matsushima Things to Do

    A must do while in Matsushima is to see one of the area’s amazing sunsets. As I have stated on the introductions page, you really need to get away from the tourist areas if you want a truly breath taking site.

  • Getting Around Matsushima Bay

    Matsushima Transportation

    The Matsushima area isn’t really a great place for using public transportation in Japan. Public transportation will get you to all the tourist areas but you will be hard pressed to find a bus or train that brings you to anywhere of real interest. If you really want to see the bay you can also consider renting a bicycle. It won’t be an easy ride or...


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