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Sendai Foodie and Date Masamune Samurai History Afternoon Tour

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Follow the history of Sendai's pride, the great samurai warlord, Date Masamune. See how the city developed to what it is today while touring around the staple highlights while savoring unique local delicacies with an English-speaking guide.

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Get to know the city of Date Masamune by visiting the famous city sites while tasting unique treats of Sendai.
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  • Duration: 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Insurance / English-speaking guide / 6 local foods and drinks / Loople Sightseeing Bus Ticket / Zuihoden Entrance Fee
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  • 12:25 Check-in at Sendai Station
  • 12:30 Departure
    Start the tour by visiting Date no Komachi, a station shop that sells locally produced souvenirs and items. Sample one delicious Japanese sake before heading to your next destination.
  • 12:40 Sendai Morning Market
    IMG_7974 Also known as Sendai's kitchen, Sendai morning market greets its visitors with stalls filled with local fish, fruits and vegetables. Despite its name, this market is open until 18:00. During this time, taste the popular cream croquette from one of the popular stalls.
  • 12:50 Taikichi Taiyaki
    26962320_339342993140050_5620809141607412596_o Try a unique taiyaki (fish shaped pancake with filling) at Taikichi Taiyaki. Find out what makes this taiyaki so unique by trying out limited Sendai flavors consisting of either zunda (sweet green bean paste) or beef-tongue curry.
  • 12:55 Mitaki Fudoson Temple
    Hidden among the busy shopping street, make a stop at the Mitaki Fudoson Temple. Listen to the story of Sendai Shiro, and wish for good luck!
  • 13:05 Abehei Kamaboko
    IMG_7976 Grill your very own Sasakama (a bamboo-leaf shaped fishcake inspired from the Date samurai crest) and taste the warm delicacy!
  • 13:25 Fujisaki Depachika Basement
    Enter Sendai's oldest department store and head to the basement to feast your eyes on the tasty goods. Follow your guide to discover a mysterious shrine inside.
  • 13:50 Iroha Yokocho and Bunka Yokocho
    Pass through the street filled with many small izakaya bars, restaurants and shops. Experience the retro Showa period vibe as you explore the area,
  • 14:07 Sendai Loople Sightseeing Bus
    IMG_8011 (1) Hop on the city sightseeing bus that will allow you to trace the history of Sendai's great samurai warlord, Date Masamune.
  • 14:15 Zuihoden Mausoleum
    zuihoden Be greeted by the astonishing vivid wooden structure. Discover the life achievements and ambitions of the great warrior through personal artifacts exhibited in this family mausoleum.

    The bus will leave at 14:55.
  • 15:02 Sendai Aoba Castle Ruins
    伊達政宗騎馬像 See the panoramic view of Sendai City from above and take a photo with the iconic Date Masamune statue! Taste his favorite snack, zunda (edamame sweet bean paste) as a shake or on mochi rice cake.

    The bus will leave at 15:42.
  • 16:03 Osaki Hachimangu
    osaki Cap off the tour by visiting the family shrine of Date clan which also serves as the spiritual heart of Sendai. Walk through the shrine grounds and enjoy the Japanese 17th-century architecture.

    The bus will leave at 16:43.
  • 17:10 Tour Ends at Sendai Station
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • In accordance to Japanese law, participants must be in the legal age of 20 years old and above to drink liquor.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • Additional meals, drinks and personal expenses are not included in the tour fare and will be needed on site.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 2 business days to 00:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 1 business days to 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language English
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Duration 5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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Sendai Foodie and Date Masamune Samurai History Afternoon Tour