Holidays to Sendai

Dreaming of a trip to Japan? Sendai has everything you need for a great holiday. You could visit Zuihoden, or how about spending an afternoon at Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery? Better still, it doesn't need to cost you the world. We compare hundreds of flight and hotel options …

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How to get to Sendai

Here's what you need to know about getting to Sendai. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Sendai takes 1 day, 45 minutes.

Where to stay in Sendai

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Sendai, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Sendai

Harold | Trip by SkyscannerZuihoden
Mr.M | Trip by SkyscannerNikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery
Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery
Rikiya Kataoka | Trip by SkyscannerAkiu Fall
Akiu Fall
Akiko Matsuoka | Trip by SkyscannerRemains of Sendai Castle (仙台城跡(青葉城跡))
Remains of Sendai Castle (仙台城跡(青葉城跡))
Harold | Trip by SkyscannerSunmall Ichibancho
Sunmall Ichibancho
Takashi Takahashi | Trip by SkyscannerStatue of Date Masumune on a Horse (伊達政宗騎馬像)
Statue of Date Masumune on a Horse (伊達政宗騎馬像)
westa826 | Trip by SkyscannerKansenden
mihorin | Trip by SkyscannerSENDAI Pageant of Light (general) (SENDAI光のページェント)
SENDAI Pageant of Light (general) (SENDAI光のページェント)
westa826 | Trip by SkyscannerAobayama Park
Aobayama Park
Takashi Takahashi | Trip by SkyscannerRairaikyo Gorge
Rairaikyo Gorge

Reviews of Sendai


Still scarred by the massive earthquake of 3/11, Sendai is open for tourism and all of the major sights are open for visitors. Though minor in comparison to Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and other major tourist cities, the relaxed atmosphere, good food and friendly people make Sendai a pleasant place to visit. Less accustomed to foreigners than other parts of Japan, as a Westerner, you may catch more glances than you are used to. Local specialties include beef tongue, gyoza, and tripe hot pot and a range of seafood. Vegetarians will have to work a little harder to find a meal here than they do in other parts of the country.

Akane Soga
Akane Soga宮城県仙台市

Sendai, known as "City of Trees", is situated in northern east of Japan. The city was founded in early 1600s, by a feudal lord Date Masamune, shown in this postcard.

爱吃柚子的 高高
爱吃柚子的 高高

The beef tongue is so delicious.

Ryota Takimoto
Ryota Takimoto

The beef tongue was delicious!

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