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Zuihoden

23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0814, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-262-6250
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Several steep climbs but well, well worth it !!

Fantastic cultural experience and well worth the effort of climbing to the top. Beautiful gardens... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ndjordan1
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Melbourne, Australia
Not worth the time or money

There wasn't a whole lot to see. English translations weren't great. There are a few mausoleums... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kyinzomk
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“small museum” (6 reviews)
“steep hill” (4 reviews)
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23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0814, Miyagi Prefecture
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+81 22-262-6250
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank ndjordan1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The 松島1 day tour is fantastic which you cannot miss. Veey beautiful scenery there with lots of restaurants too.

1  Thank Janice K
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A wonderful place to visit, well worth it if you have the time. We took the loople bus directly to the site (¥620 for a day pass) There is a climb up the hill to the top which is quite steep but is beautifully surrounded...More

2  Thank V87
Reviewed 19 February 2017

For architecture lovers, history fans or simple admirers of beautiful things, the Zuihoden is a very nice place to visit in Sendai. The little slope you have to climb to access the mausoleums is worth the effort: the three mausoleums are simply stunning. Though you...More

Thank RiriSilversword
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