Located thirty minutes by car from the center of Sendai, we have a one thousand year old history and also have modern features. Enjoy authentic Japanese tradition and visit us when you need relaxation.
Located 300 kilometers north of Tokyo, Sendai is the capital of Miyagi Prefecture on Honshu Island, and is the largest economic and cultural center in the island’s northeast region. As a modern city in harmony with nature, beautiful scenery can be found throughout Sendai, such as the Hirose River that runs through city center, and the zelkova trees that line its streets. Greenery is especially abundant in the center of the city, which has tree-lined streets and parks. As a result, Sendai is called the City of Trees.
The southeastern part of Sendai is low-lying and suitable for tourists interested in checking out the rural part of Japan. There are many paddy fields on the eastern plains, and a large area of vegetables and flowers are planted on the natural embankments of the Natori River and Hirose River in the south. The northwestern region is hilly. The small hills of the western region create a beautiful environment and is often used as an educational area. There are many institutions such as Tohoku University and Miyagi University of Education. Sendai is famous in Japan for its large number of universities and academic achievement. Various universities and research institutes in the city have made significant contributions to the development of cutting-edge technology industries.
Sendai is also rich with local culture. In addition to traditional activities such as the Sendai Tanabata Matsuri, the Street Jazz Festival in Jozenji-dori, traditional plays and the Sendai Pageant of Starlight are also quite popular. The layout of Sendai’s streets and its current development, along with the Hirose River, can be overlooked from the remains of Sendai’s ancient city built by Date Masamune. Japanese style hotels in Sendai are a great place to experience the local culture.
The climate in Sendai is very comfortable and mild compared to other cities in Japan. The annual average temperature is 12.1°C. Even in the hottest months of August, the average temperature is only 24.1°C. All of the seasons are pleasant, and there’s always something new to see, such as autumn leaves and snowy winter scenery.