Sendai City, situated in central Miyagi Prefecture, is the largest city in the Tohoku region. Although Sendai is a large city, it is known in Japan as a modern city in harmony with nature.
Sendai has a compact downtown which is generally centered to the west of JR Sendai Station. Sendai is known as the "City of Trees." because of its broad streets and abundance of greenery.
A view of the entire city can be viewed from the observation deck of the AER Building next to JR Sendai Station. Visitors of Sendai can explore the ciy by walkways that connects Sendai Statioon and its surrounding buildings. It has shopping malls such as the modern Clis Road, the high-roofed Sun Mall Ichibancho, and Marble Road Omachi.
Famous stores and restaurants are lined in the min streets. The famous Sendai Asaichi Market or sometimes called as "Sendai Kitchen" is also located on the west side of Sendai Station. The area is always bustling with people, who are attracted by the cheap and fresh food.
A popular japanese festival, The Tanabata Festival is held here every summer and considered as one of the three greatest festivals in the Tohoku region.
The places mentioned in the iteneraries are located around Sendai Station (Subway Tozai Line).
AER Observation Deck opens 10:30 to 20:00. Admission is free.
Asaichi Market opens early morning until produce runs out, usually open all day. Closed during Sundays and national holidays.
The opening and closing days of the store or establishments may vary depending on the stores.
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