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Full-Day Historical Cycling Tour in Matsushima
"Matsushima has had a long history as a sightseeing spot due to its beautiful landscape. However this is not the only reason that this area was well-known. This area is also known as a historically important location for being a base of the shogunate during the Sengoku (Warring States) period and is deeply associated with Masamune Date the samurai ruler of the Sendai region who was known as ”Dokuganryu” (one-eyed hero) as he could only see with one eye.After Matsushima became a base for the Date family they built a number of impressive facilities such as Zuiganji Temple registered as a National Treasure and a symbol of Matsushima. These are only a small portions of the fascinating story of Matsushima.10am - Meet your guide at the Matsushima-Kaigan station10:15am to 11:15am - Enjoy a tea ceremony at one of the Miyagi prefecture's tangible cultural properties. The tea ceremony will be held in the Goza-no-ma room
From JPY17,272.00
 
Full-Day Historical Cycling Tour in Matsushima Including One-Way Train Ticket from Tokyo
"Arrive at Tokyo Station at 7:00am and get ready to board your bullet train heading to Matsushima. The bullet train will depart at 7:36am from Tokyo Station and will arrive at Sendai Station at 9:10am. You will have an approximate 30-minute change to then depart at 9:30am. Arrive at Matsushima-Kaigan Station 10:11am where your guide will be waiting for you at the ticket gate.Arrive at the Kanrantei Tea House one of the Miyagi prefecture's most tangible cultural properties at 10:30am and enjoy a tea ceremony. The tea ceremony will be held in the Goza-no-ma room which is not open to public. You will have special access to this room and experience the tea ceremony. Enjoy Japanese traditional green tea with a stunning view of the Matsushima bay. Afterward visit local and historical sites on a bicycle. This is a great opportunity to learn about the history and culture of Matsushima by seeing their local lifestyle. Visit some of the most popular attractions including the Zuiganji Temple a National Treasure and Important Cultural Property
From JPY30,549.00
 
Experience Matsushima and Shiogama Cultural Tour Including VIP Access to Private Tea House Room
"10am - Meet your guide at Hon-Shiogama Station in MatsushimaWalk to a famous local green tea store for a unique ""green tea tasting"" experience. You will have a chance to taste a few kinds of high-grade green tea that is served at luxurious hot enjoy some sake tasting experience. If you are traveling on Sunday the sake brewery is closed and you will be taken on a short sightseeing boat ride in Matsushima Bay instead.12:30pm - LunchStop by a local area for lunch (at your own expense); food selections includes sushi yakiniku (Japanese style BBQ) local izakaya food seafood oysters
From JPY19,220.00

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Steam locomotive C60 1

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Bansuisodo - Doi Bansui Memorial Hall

Doi Bansui (1871 - 1952), whose real name was Tsuchi'i Rinkichi, was born in Sendai. He was a teacher and poet. After graduating from the Imperial University of Tokyo, where he studied English...
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Ruins of Sendai Castle

The castle known as Sendai Castle (仙台城, Sendai-jō) or more popular as Aoba Castle (青葉城, Aoba-jō) after its location upon Aoba Mountain, was...
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Miyagi prefecture's Gokoku Shrine

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Sendai Mediatheque

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Shopping Spree in Downtown Sendai

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Learning About Zuihoden Mausoleum

Zuihoden Mausoleum is the site of entombment of one of the most powerful feudal lords of the Edo Period, Date Masamune. Masamune was the first in a long line of Date lords to rule over Sendai from...
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Visiting A Castle Town called "The City of Trees"

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Streetcar Museum

By chance I found out about Sendai having a tramway museum. The museum is small and free of charge. It's a bit hard to find though and I needed help as I lost my way. But basically follow the map that...
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Mediatheque

I was told about this Mediatheque by the Dutch guy I travelled along the Transsiberian with. He was an architect and he especially travelled to Sendai to see this amazing structure. So, I thought, why...
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Shopping Spree around the Station

I was amazed how Sendai has a great shopping areas around the Train Station. They have the elevated floors only for the sky walking which stretches to all the area, it reaally is designed nicely like...
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Donto Festival

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Osaki Hachiman Shrine

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