Tohoku

A tour where visitors visit Sendai, the city of 10 million and the largest in Tohoku, visit the tourist attractions of the landscape of Matsushima, one of the Three Views of Japan, and enjoy the largest downtown area and outlet mall in Tohoku

You will be able to enjoy shopping at the central shopping arcade in Sendai City, which is the largest arcade in Tohoku, for local produce and souvenirs. In Matsushima where you will be staying, you will be treated to delicious seafood and visits to historical monuments and buildings, and in the evening be able to enjoy the breathtaking night view and have a relaxing time in the hot springs. The tour also includes visits to the “Sendai Umi-no Mori Aquarium” which is known for the impressive dolphin and sea lion show, and the “Mitsui Outlet Park Sendai Port” which also has duty-free shops.
*Travel from Tokyo to Sendai Station by Shinkansen

A tour where visitors visit Sendai, the city of 10 million and the largest in Tohoku, visit the tourist attractions of the landscape of Matsushima, one of the Three Views of Japan, and enjoy the largest downtown area and outlet mall in Tohoku

Complete Process :One night and two days
Sendai Stationpic
Travel Time:About 39 min

TrainTrain:About 39 min

Matsushima Kaigan Stationpic
 
Travel Time:About 5 min

WalkWalk:About 5 min

Yuransen (Pleasure) Cruisespic
 
Travel Time:About 2 min

WalkWalk:About 2 min

Godaidoupic
 
Travel Time:About 6 min

WalkWalk:About 6 min

Zuiganjipic
Travel Time:About 20 min

WalkWalk:About 20 min

inn Matsushima Onsenpic
 
Travel Time:About 60 min

WalkWalk:About 20 min

TrainTrain:About 20 min

WalkWalk:About 19 min

Sendai Umi-no Mori Aquariumpic
Travel Time:About 13 min

WalkWalk:About 13 min

Mitsui Outlet Park Sendai Portpic
 
Travel Time:About 35 min

WalkWalk:About 17 min

TrainTrain:About 18 min

JR Sendai Stationpic
Central Shopping Arcadepic

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Introduction to Spots
Sendai Station
Matsushima Kaigan Station
The station is full of shops that sell local produce, and seafood restaurants. We hope you will enjoy the taste of the fresh and exquisite seafood dishes.
•Location: Matsushima-Namiuchihama, Matsushima-cho, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi
Yuransen (Pleasure) Cruises
In his famous work “Oku No Hosomichi”, Basho Matsuo has portrayed many of the islands of Matsushima.
You can take a cruise round the Matsushima Bay while admiring the beautiful scenery of the islands, and there are also a return trip between Shiogama Bay and Matsushima. There are also event cruises including lunch.
The Jinomaru course allows you to leisurely go around the islands on a regular large-sized passenger boat, while there are also middle-size and small-sized boats that can be rented out by big and small groups.
•TEL:022-354-2223 FAX:022-354-2235
Godaidou
This historic building is the oldest Momoyama style building in Tohoku, and was built by Masamune Date.
Free admission (Gates close in the early evening)
•Website: http://www.matsushima-kanko.com/miru/detail.php?id=141
•Location: Matsushima aza Chonai 91, Matsushima-cho, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi-ken
Zuiganji
Zuiganji is a majestic building that truly displays the essence of the Momoyama era. Originally Enpukuji was built in this location during the Heian period. The current building was rebuilt in the Edo period by the Date Masamune
•Opening Times: (April ~ September) 8:00 ~ 17:00, (October ~ March) 8:00 ~ 16:30, (November ~ February) 8:00 ~ 16:00, (December ~ January) 8:00 ~15:30
•Entrance Fee: Adult JPY700, Child JPY 400
•Website: http://www.zuiganji.or.jp/
•Location: Matsushima aza Chonai 91, Matsushima-cho, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi-ken
Matsushima Onsen
The hot spring has an inn that overlooks the outstanding scenery across Matsushima bay where numerous small island are scattered throughout. You will have a remarkable experience relaxing in the hot spring while enjoying the breathtaking scenery.
•Location: Matsushima-cho, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi-ken
Sendai Umi-no Mori Aquarium
The aquarium opened in July 2015, attracting many tourists every day. The dolphin and sea lion show is one of the top performances in Tohoku. The interaction with the animals is an experience not to be missed!
•Opening Times : 9:00 ~ 18:30 (Last entry 18:00)
(During winter excluding National Holidays 9:00 ~ 17:30 (latest entry 17:00))
•Entrance Fee : Adult (over 18 years old) JPY2100
Discounts available for students, young children and seniors. Group discount available. Annual pass available.
•TEL:022(355)2222(direct line) FAX:022(355)2225
•Location: Nakano 4-6, Miyagino-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken
Mitsui Outlet Park Sendai Port
The outlet park is located next to the Aquarium. Visitors will be able to purchase fashion items, zakka items, sports items at discount prices. Duty free shopping available. A multitude of delicacies can be enjoyed in the many restaurants in the food court.
•Opening Times : Shops: 10:00 ~ 20:00, Restaurants: 10:30 ~ 20:00 (Last order: 19:30)
•TEL: 022-355-8800 
•Website: http://www.31op.com/sendai/
•Location: 3-7-2 Nakano, Miyagino-ku, Senda-shi, Miyagi-ken
JR Sendai Station
Apart from inside the station itself, various food stores, folk art craft stores, and other souvenir stores of local produce can be found on the underground floor of the adjacent S-Pal Sendai. The station offers easy access to many other tenant buildings, and one of the largest pedestrian decks in Japan connects the station with the neighboring large-scale buildings and the shopping arcades in front of the station.
•Location: Chuo 1-1-1, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken
Central Shopping Arcade
The shopping district is the largest of its kind in Tohoku, covering the Sendai Asaichi, Ekimae, Honmachi Hapina (“Heartful Amenity Place Interfaced Natural Arcade”) Nakaecho, Chris Road, Marble Road Omachi, Sun Mall Ichiban-cho, Brand-Dome Ichiban-cho, Ichiban-cho Yon-chome. Shops range from those that sell the latest trendy items, duty-free drug stores, department stores with duty-free counters, to historical souvenir shops, traditional tea shops, pottery shops that offer quite an atmosphere. The aspect of the shopping arcades are unique to each street. During August 6th, 7th and 8th all the arcades are decorated with Tanabata ornaments to celebrate the Tanabata Festival. Every December an illumination display event called the “The Sendai Pageant of Starlight” is held on Jozenji-dori and is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the region.