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Zuihoden

23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0814, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-262-6250
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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“small museum” (8 reviews)
“loople bus” (16 reviews)
“stone stairs” (2 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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"small museum"
in 8 reviews
"loople bus"
in 16 reviews
"stone stairs"
in 2 reviews
"during wwii"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful mausoleum"
in 2 reviews
"feudal lords"
in 2 reviews
"free tour"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 2 reviews
"up hill"
in 2 reviews
"main gate"
in 2 reviews
"steep climb"
in 2 reviews
"japanese history"
in 2 reviews
"very nice place"
in 2 reviews
"admission fee"
in 2 reviews
"day pass"
in 3 reviews
"easy access"
in 2 reviews
"cherry blossoms"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was there when there was a festival called 七夕祭. It was a rainy night for me. It’s still enjoyable as they have some candles and lighting to decorate the place. They also have live music performance!!

Thank MattYip
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm always interested in best of architecture when I visit new cities in Japan. This one did not disappoint. Very ornate and multi-colored compared to most Japanese temples, well shaded pathways, but there is a small hike up a hill to arrive and quite a...More

Thank Michelle C
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Sendai is a big modern city so finding this beautiful oasis of nature, history, and peace in the middle of the city is a surprise. You take the Loople Bus Tour and get off at the bus stop not really knowing which way the mausoleum...More

Thank Foodasart
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The history of this place is rich but pretty much destroyed and rebuilt. On picture it looks big but the buildings are smaller than in pictures. A bit disappointing. It is alright if you are interested in history.

1  Thank Chee KongDaniel Y
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Right in the middle of a big city, Sendai, this place has a special mystical atmosphere. A must visit when in Sendai! The cedar trees and the approach up the stairs create an inviting yet solemn mood. The three mausoleum are all very impressive and...More

Thank rie s
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Took the Loople bus to Zuihoden, which consists of the burial places of the past feudal lords of Sendai. The colorful architecture nestled in lush forests made this location a great stop along the Loople Bus route. The tourist architecture is well maintained as well.

Thank YP C
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

This is another place I stop on the Loople Bus Line. If you do ride the Loople, you get a discount coupon for the entrance ticket. To get to Zuihoden, the mausoleum where Date Masamune is buried, is a bit of a hike from the...More

Thank John E
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Date Masamune founded Sendai 400 years ago. His love of European fashion lead to his name becoming an actual Japanese word! Date (Da-te) means fashionable, stylish, and charming! The architecture and amazing colors look particularly amazing when contrasted with the white snow of winter! Just...More

1  Thank Justin V
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Lovely walk to the shirne, but having to pay to get in was a bit rich! Lots of gold and bright colours as well as historic relics. Good for history bufs

Thank Matt G
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

For the culture afficionados, the 17th century mausoleums of great feudal lord Date Masamune and his descendants is a must-visit. Tourism is organized here, evidenced by panel texts (simple explanations of key artefacts) accessed through uni-voice (a mobile app) by scanning the QR code, presented...More

3  Thank YubaPrincess
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