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Zuihoden

23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0814, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-262-6250
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Great place

If you like samurai history this place is amazing. It has a nice mini museum. Quite atmospheric... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joona A
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Good for history buffs and the park was pleasant enough

The period of Date Masamune was one of the most famous in all of Japanese history - the unification... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom D
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23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0814, Miyagi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

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.

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

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
Reviewed 19 January 2017

nice building with repainted color. looks beautiful. since the building is along the slope and they are very kind offering the stick for you to use especially for the oldies. we went there in winter time and beware to put on enough clothing. worth to...More

Thank Maggie C
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Resting place of lord Date Masamune. Structure has beautiful golden colors and intricate patterns. U have to pay 500 💴 as entry fee. Some discount with loople pass is available. Also has the children's cemetery area which was quite fascinating too. Takes around 40 mins...More

1  Thank drgauravsanjay
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Good location, great views, super forest. Ornate decorations on the tombs. Not creepy, actually. Good for a nice day.

1  Thank aneles
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is one of the popular place to visit in Sendai, especially if you're interested in the samurai's stories - this place is for Date Masamune (single eye hero). It's a beautiful place and we were able to see the beautiful red leaves here when...More

Thank Aomori
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