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Unplanned visit but worth it

We hadn't planned to visit because there's no longer an actual castle here, but we were at the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Denver, Colorado
Lord Masamune Date!

I really like Masamune Date and his history so I decided to visit this place. We can't find any... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bandung, Indonesia
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Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0862, Miyagi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old castle is no longer there but there is a rebuilt shrine and great view point of the city. We came up with the car but if you walk all the way from down it will be quite a challenging about half an hour...More

Thank Nadine A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't planned to visit because there's no longer an actual castle here, but we were at the Sendai City Museum just below it, and felt like taking a hike. It's about a 20 min uphill walk, first just a pedestrian path then sidewalk along...More

Thank Geoviki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really like Masamune Date and his history so I decided to visit this place. We can't find any castle here because the castle already torn down, only the main compound of Castle's hall is remaining. We visited this place in a rainy day and...More

Thank Regina302
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

FYI, this is castle "site". History is great but there is no building. Steep hill to access, but it is walkable from train, But it is a chore.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This place is a bit far from the station by taxi but the loople bus is very convenient. The place itself is just ruins with just a statue of Date Masumune but the view of the city from the top is very good.

Thank Madhura S
Reviewed 2 May 2018

There is no castle. There is only the outline of the base of the palace. The statue of Date Masamune on a horse and the view of Sendai (you can see all the way to the ocean) are the main reasons to come here. There...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I had a free day in Tokyo and wanted to attend a cherry blossom festival but the blossoms in Tokyo had already fallen. So I was directed to Sendai. While I enjoyed what I was able to see, I can’t say I’d go back. The...More

2  Thank CSweat3
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The original castle is no longer there but you can still enjoy walking around the premises and take in a leisure afternoon

Thank SVRBlackBookAsia
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Nice walk from Conference Center subway station. Noon is perfect for taking pictures of Sendai city center. Compared to other cadtles in Japan, this one is not really worth a visit but might be the best in this area.

1  Thank InaPf
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

This Masamune statue is very famous. And it often introdues as a simbol of Sendai. If the weather is good you can see the ocean from the view point. I would recomend to go this place if you are visiting sendai first time.

Thank Jiro J
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