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Sendai Castle Ruins (Aoba Castle Ruins)

Travel Guide - Sendai Castle Ruins (Aoba Castle Ruins)

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Sendai Castle, or also called Aoba Castle, was built on the Aoba-yama Hill by Date Masamune in 1602 . Since then, the castle was the residence of the Date family over 260 years. The castle tactically uses the cliffs along the Tatsunokuchi-keikoku gorge and the Hirose-gawa river as the castle's outer moat. The castle was the second largest castle following the Edo Castle during the Edo Period (1603 - 1868), but unlike other Japanese castles, it had no Tenshu-kaku central tower to show allegiance to the Tokugawa Shogunate.
On the site of the ruins, the castle's original stone walls, the restored turret at the Otemon gate, and the statue of Date Masamune can be seen.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours
  • Museum: 9:00 - 17:00 (April 1 - November 3)
  • Museum: 9:00 - 16:00 (November 4 - March 31)

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free
  • Museum: 700 yen (General, Adult)
  • Museum: 500 yen (Student)
  • Museum: 300 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 30 minutes from JR Sendai Station by Loople Sendai Bus. Get off at Sendaijo-ato Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1, Kawauchi, Aoba-ku Sendai-shi, Miyagi, 980-0862

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Dr. Nyri A. Bakkalian @riversidewings - 2020-09-24
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Snufkin@Japanese no job wanderer @SnufkinJapanes1 - 2020-09-21
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Cotton Tofu @yaisamachine - 2020-08-31
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Cup of Love 💛💜💚 @mywhirlwindkid - 2020-08-28
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Angelo Santos @angelosds - 2020-08-25
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タカ ☔️🌲 @takasakinozomi - 2020-08-18
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Nippon.com @nippon_en - 2020-08-13
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Nippon.com @nippon_en - 2020-08-11
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Nippon.com @nippon_en - 2020-08-10
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Hidehila Fujiwala @osfjwr - 2020-08-01
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Kassia🏐🌱🇦🇷Rule the Court¹²⁺¹ @kassia_miya - 2020-07-27
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Kassia🏐🌱🇦🇷🏳️‍🌈 Rule the Court @kassia_miya - 2020-07-27
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Kassia🏐🌱🇦🇷🏳️‍🌈Rule the Court @kassia_miya - 2020-07-27
@_koutoru We can go to the Aoba-jo castle in Sendai and cry together. And I want to take you to all of my favorite places in S.Korea!
Will tweet, maybe @WillTweetMaybe - 2020-07-26
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【Sendai Castle Ruin in Miyagi prefecture】

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Tatsuki Sasaki 🇯🇵 @ttk_ssk - 2020-07-15
【Sendai Castle Ruin in Miyagi prefecture】

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ni 💌 ceo of oikawa @oikawaluvbot - 2020-07-06
im so in love with the fact that seijoh has such a royal theme; aobajohsai literally means “blue castle”/“west of a… https://t.co/sdb39YlWrs
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