Fly with Thai Airways to Sendai

Fly with Thai Airways to Sendai

The time of the spirited season is now circling back to winter again as the perfect time arrives for all cool and keen traveler who loves in an ideal snowfall. So, let’s set the destination in this winter in Sendai, Japan, the vibrant town where the hidden beauty of falling snow exists, and the vibrant wind of winter blows. You’ll know all passionate travel in the Sendai’s winter gathers here.

Travel: More comfortable to journey, let’s book your seat with Thai Airways, which now launches 3 direct flights per week (Wednesday, Friday and Sunday) to Sendai from Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok)

Departure and arrival time from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Sendai: 11.50 pm. - 7.30 am.

Departure and arrival time from Sendai to Suvarnabhumi Airport: 11.15 am. - 4.05 pm

Aoba Castle

Aoba Castle, the trace of the history and time presents of Date Masamune, the powerful feudal Daimyo lord, the former ruler of Aoba castle. First glance to your eye catch, it would be the big statue of his. Even 400 years passed through, but you can sense the mightiness that has been passed through generation to generation. Currently, only remains the stone wall, the security tower and the wide area of the elaborately stone carved sculpture surrounded. The atmosphere around Aoba Castle is very great vibe, and you can see the officials dressed up in Samurai outfit walking around to provide the convenience to the visitor. At the top of Aoba Castle, the beautiful scene between Sendai and Hirose River was perfectly framed up there, let’s capture with your camera in hands!

 

Address: 1 Kawauchi, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Tel. +81 22 222 0218
Opening Hours: 9.00 am. – 5.00 pm.

GOKOKU SHRINE

The majestic shrine that was built to remember the honor of Japanese Soldiers who gave their spirits sacrificed in the war including the war-related dead, which is why the place can be politically controversial. The place also sets the monument of Date Masamune, people nicknamed it, “One-Eyed Dragon, Shinto, God of War.” Not only a shrine, but it also houses the museum which is publicly opened for the visitors. If you’re interested in the story how this greatness of Date clan and Aoba Castle was from, you may take a few hours to find out that.

 

Address: 1 Kawauchi, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Opening Hours: 9.00 am. – 5.00 pm.
Tel. +81 22 222 0218
Admission Fee: 700 JPY (6 USD)

Sendai Daikannon

A huge majestic Guanyin statue in the heart of Sendai, it already conquers the 6th world’s tallest statue, with the height reaching as high as 100 meters. There are the sculptures of 12 guardian deities that divided into 12 stories who each represent one Chinese zodiac sign inside Guanyin statue. Moreover, there is an elevator inside which you can take it up to see the stunning sight over Sendai as well. Only the sight, it would be highly recommended to anyone visiting Sendai shouldn’t be missed because this is purely magnificent!

 

Address: 31-36 Nakayamaminami, Sanezawa, Izumi-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Opening Hours: 9.00 am. – 4.30 pm.
Tel. +81 22 278 3331
Admission Fee: 500 JYP (4 USD)

MOUNT ZAO

Let’s go on the journey on the uphill, Mount Zao, on the prefectural border between Yamagata and Miyagi Prefectures in the Tohoku Region. Every winter when the snow falls and the white wind blows, Mount Zao becomes a fun skiing and one of only few places in Japan can enjoy the experience “Snow Monster” or people call, “Frozen Tree.” For who doesn’t want to spend much energy climbing the mount, there is “Zao Ropeway” the cable car which you can take to see the beautiful view from above instead of hiking. You can confidently say that this is the best winter attraction in Japan!

 

Address: mt. zao-san, yamagata / miyagi, Japan
Opening Hours: 8.30 am. – 5.00 pm.
Admission Fee: 1500 JYP for Zao Ropeway (Cable Car), round-trip ticket (13 USD)

Ginzan Onsen

Before leaving Japan, remember your winter trip with the happiness at the small magical Onsen village, where nestled in the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture. Let’s relax and step back in time in the stunning traditional Onsen amidst the white snow, the first sentence may suddenly appear into your mind, it may be “Is this a winter fairy world?” This Onsen village was originally a silver mine, later it was developed to the Onsen as you’re seeing right now. However, the village is remembered by people as one of Japan’s prettiest Onsen towns with historic ryokan.

Address: 999-4333, Ginzanshinhata, Obanazawa, Yamagata, Japan

Tel. +81 237-28-3933

Website: www.ginzanso.jp

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