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Zuihoden, Sendai

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Join the crowds paying their respects at Zuihoden, the mausoleum of the city's founder and his ancestors. During your visit to the city, you'll hear the name Date Masamune--the feudal samurai lord much revered for founding the city--so a trip to this hilltop mausoleum and museum helps in understanding what the lord achieved and why he has come to be held in such high esteem. The main buildings of the mausoleum complex date from 1637; after destruction by Allied bombing during World War II, they were rebuilt in 1979 in their original ornamental Momoyama style. Make Zuihoden a part of your Sendai vacation plans using our Sendai travel route app .
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  • It is a mausoleum where Masamune date. Looping you and ride the Sendai can be reached without a doubt. Walk uphill is the range of motion. It is surrounded by cedar trees and the atmosphere. Please visit the Aoba Castle and set.
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  • Gorgeous luxury decoration, tight long Hill felt it was worth have. It might be more fun if I learn the date family history.
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  • Rui Phoenix Temple is the tomb of the Ida Zong bedroom, the construction of the beautiful natural not in the words, must go to the information library to visit Oh! There is a very important precious relic on display, even when the large water tank that holds the Ida bone is displayed, and the gold coin is buried with the bottom of the urn. It's really shocking!
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  • So far distant (15 min) from nearest subway station to walk, and too steep big ladder to climb to the cemetery. But the history and architecture art there were so beautiful. So shame that these original building has been completely destroyed during world war and the current one was just the renovation.
  • Interesting shrines to Japanese rulers from the Sendai area. Reconstructed after the war but still very beautiful. The signs are translated to English and offer some interesting history.
  • Serene walk among the woods into the main grounds of the mausoleum. Accessible by loople tourist bus.
  • Thanks to Taichi, one of the volunteer guides, who was very kind and who took time explaining to me the story of the shrine and many interesting facts about Sendai.
  • A piece of history of sendai. Interesting story behind.

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