Enjoy winter in Sendai! Events & Attractions

Enjoy winter in Sendai! Events & Attractions
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Mori no Miyako Sendai . The beautiful scenery where the city and nature are in harmony is attractive.

This time Sendai in winter featured.
illumination or near Sendai Akiu Onsen (Akiu Onsen), Sakunami Hot Spring (Sakunami Onsen) and other events and sightseeing spots that make winter in Sendai even more enjoyable I'd like to introduce!

For those who don't like the cold, you can enjoy the warm indoor experience " animal cafe ” also appeared!

Gorgeous winter illuminations in Sendai

Speaking of popular winter events, illumination !
Sendai Many illumination events are held here.

Below, Illuminations that can be enjoyed from Christmas to Valentine's Day in Sendai I'd like to introduce!

Sendai Trust City Winter Illumination 2022-2023

Sendai Trust City Winter Illumination 2022-2023

Sendai One of the representative illuminations of .
The "Sendai Trust City" area will be decorated with eco-friendly lights that use about 50% less power per LED bulb than in 2019.

The main venue " Square in front of Trust City Plaza "teeth embellished with champagne gold .
You can also enjoy the illumination with a feather motif.

Sendai Trust City Winter Illumination 2022-2023
Period December 1, 2022 (Thursday) to February 28, 2023 (Tuesday)
venue Plaza in front of Trust City Plaza, Plaza in front of The Residence Ichibancho, etc.
address 1-9 Ichibancho, Aoba Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

2022 Sendai Pageant of Light in Izumi Park Town

2022

Miyagi ・From central Sendai 30 minutes by car at the location of Illumination event held in the Izumi Park Town area .
The “SENDAI Pageant of Light” began as a stock-dividing event in 2016, attracting many tourists every year.

Every day at 18:00, 19:00, and 20:00, the illuminations are turned off all at once and turned on again. starlight wink "Implemented .
You can enjoy the fantastic scenery.

2022 Sendai Pageant of Light in Izumi Park Town
Period Sunday, October 30, 2022 - Tuesday, February 28, 2023
venue Izumi Park Town Tapio, Sendai Royal Park Hotel,
Around Sendai Izumi Premium Outlets, etc.
address Around 6 Teraoka, Izumi Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Sendai Royal Park Hotel Garden Illumination 2022-2023 “Lantern-lit forest of light”

Sendai Royal Park Hotel Garden Illumination 2022-2023 “Lantern-lit forest of light”

" Sendai Royal Park Hotel Illumination event held at.
made by original about 400 lanterns is the biggest attraction.

The light from the lanterns in the garden is so beautiful that it creates a fantastic mood.

Held until the end of March One of the attractions is that it can be enjoyed for a long period of time, such as Christmas, New Year's holidays, Valentine's Day and White Day. .

Sendai Royal Park Hotel Garden Illumination 2022-2023 “Lantern-lit forest of light”
Period October 30, 2022 (Sunday) to March 31, 2023 (Friday)
venue Sendai Royal Park Hotel
address 6-2-1 Teraoka, Izumi Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture
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Stroll around the Sendai Castle ruins, the symbol of Sendai

Stroll around the Sendai Castle ruins, the symbol of Sendai

once The ruins of Sendai Castle (Aoba Castle), which was built by Masamune Date, the first feudal lord of Sendai. .
Sendai Castle (Aoba Castle) is located on the Aobayama Hills at an altitude of about 130m, protected by the Hirose River and cliffs to the east, primeval forest to the west, and Tatsunokuchi Gorge to the south. natural fortress was widely known as

Most of the buildings were destroyed by fire in 1882 (Meiji 15).

Equestrian statue of Date Masamune From the ruins of Honmaru, you can see not only Sendai city but also the Pacific Ocean. Superb view spot Also popular.

Sendai Castle Ruins
address 1 Kawauchi, Aoba Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture
*Due to the effects of the earthquake centered off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture on March 16, 2022, the equestrian statue of Date Masamune is currently under restoration and is covered with a sheet.

Relax at a warm animal cafe in winter in Sendai

Relax at a warm animal cafe in winter in Sendai Shabecomu Sendai branch where you can interact with hedgehogs

in the cold winter, Animals that heal you with their adorable looks and gestures How about going to see the

For various reasons, there are people who say they can't keep them at home. animal cafe It's attractive to be able to go to see you casually.
It is also recommended to see the compatibility with yourself, "What kind of animal is it?"

Hedgehog, rabbit, chinchilla, guinea pig, hamster, meerkat The animals you can meet vary depending on the plan!
You can choose the plan that suits you!

[Miyagi/Sendai] 10 minutes walk from Sendai Station! A 60-minute course where you can interact with hedgehogs

Cafe where you can interact with hedgehog Shabecomu Sendai
Sendai
2,200 Yen~ (tax included)

Hedgehogs fascinate us with their adorable appearance and cute gestures. did you know? 1 animals are completely different in character! A full-fledged plan where you can enjoy such a hedgehog. The location is a 10-minute walk from Sendai Station. Access is also good, so you can stop by casually while shopping or going out. A drop where you can spend a relaxing time while looking at the hedgehogs in the chic store.

[Miyagi/Sendai] Hedgehogs, rabbits, chinchillas, guinea pigs, and hamsters can be fully reserved! Hedgehog contact set special plan

Cafe where you can interact with hedgehog Shabecomu Sendai
Sendai
3,800 Yen~ (tax included)

This is a full-course meal at Shabe Community Sendai where you can go between the "main building" with lots of hedgehogs and the "annex" where rabbits, chinchillas, guinea pigs, and hamsters are free-ranging. A special plan that anyone who likes animals can enjoy! You can get to know the characteristics of each animal and get to know them, so you can have a wonderful time with them.

[Miyagi/Sendai] Interact with small animals in the city! A fun plan to get along with 50 animals! ! Families, friends and even couples!

Fureai Animal Space Shabe Communion
Sendai
2,500 Yen~ (tax included)

A plan to enjoy contact with cute animals in the contact animal space. The Fureai Animal Space in E-Beans in front of Sendai Station is very accessible from the station! Anyone who likes animals can enjoy it as a family, as a couple, or of course alone. When you enter the shop, the world spreads out as if you got lost in a picture book. [Furea

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Relax in the hot springs in winter in Sendai!

Hot springs in the cold winter!
You want to soak in a hot spring and relax.

If you go around Sendai in about 30 minutes by car, Akiu Onsen or Sakunami Hot Spring There are many famous hot springs such as
Why don't you visit a hot spring with a long history and high class?

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Akiu Onsen

Akiu Onsen

Back room in Sendai Known as and loved by many tourists Akiu Onsen .
A hot spring resort with a long history, said to have been opened about 1,500 years ago am.

When the 29th emperor Kinmei suffered from a skin disease, he was completely cured after bathing in the hot water of Akiu Onsen. Natori no Miyu was given the title of

After that, Akiu Onsen Nagano Ueda It is in Shinano Miyu (Bessho Onsen) , Nagano Nozawa Onsen Village It is in Inukai Miyu (Nozawa Onsen) Along with " Three major hot springs in Japan ” and became a popular hot spring resort visited by visitors from all over the country.

Sengoku warlord Date Masamune is said to have visited Akiu Onsen.

Akiu Onsen can be reached by car from Sendai city. about 30 minutes and good access. Recommended sightseeing spots for a day trip from Sendai am.

Akiu Onsen
address Yumoto, Akiu-cho, Taihaku Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Sakunami Hot Spring

Sakunami Hot Spring

From Sendai city 40 minutes by car . Yamagata near the border with Sakunami Hot Spring Along with Akiu Onsen, One of Sendai's representative hot springs .

Since its opening in 1796 (Kansei 8), Sakunami Onsen has been used by many people, including Shiki Masaoka, a haiku poet and poet in the Meiji era, Ippei Okamoto, the father of the painter Taro Okamoto and a cartoonist, and Jiro Shirasu, who was a close aide to Shigeru Yoshida. It has been loved by many cultural figures and celebrities.

From the skin-friendly spring quality and abundant amount of hot water, Bijinzukuri no Yu It is said that Perfect for girls trip am.

Sakunami Hot Spring
address Sakunami, Aoba Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Enjoy winter in Sendai! Events & Tourist Spots Summary

Sendai in winter Many events such as illumination !

around Akiu Onsen or Sakunami Hot Spring There are many famous hot springs such as am.

It's not cold even in winter, you can enjoy it indoors Popular animal cafe Please also go to!

*The information in this article is current as of January 2023.

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