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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

TweetsTweets

Sendai Disney Resort @DisneySendai - 2020-06-23
6/23 18:30 Update

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Sendai Disney Resort @DisneySendai - 2020-06-23
Updated 20206/23

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@613S93 - 2020-06-15
. @amaiimochi why did I think this was sendai castle and got excited before opening the pic 😳 https://t.co/KnP3R7Phac
@613S93 - 2020-06-15
. @amaiimochi why did I think this was sendai castle and got excited before opening the pic 😳 https://t.co/KnP3R7Phac
𝚈𝚞𝚎 ☽ @insta_manga - 2020-06-15
𝗔𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗵𝘀𝗮𝗶 𝗳𝗮𝗰𝘁 #6

Aobajohsai literally means 'west of Aoba Castle' which is historically known as Sendai Castle.… https://t.co/ohJcbGMvMD
✨HAN✨ /// SUGAWARA KOUSHI 💞🎉 @hanniiverse - 2020-06-12
@TOUYA — aobajohsai literally means ' west of aoba castle ', which is historically known as sendai castle
✨HAN✨ /// YEE YEE JUICE 🦋 @hanniiverse - 2020-06-12
@TOUYA — aobajohsai literally means ' west of aoba castle ', which is historically known as sendai castle
𝚈𝚞𝚎 ☽ @insta_manga - 2020-06-08
𝗔𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗵𝘀𝗮𝗶 𝗳𝗮𝗰𝘁 #6

Aobajohsai literally means 'west of Aoba Castle' which is historically known as Sendai Castle.… https://t.co/irPAtfIHo0
🌙 @terassaras - 2020-06-04
@InkfaceFahz Agree Seijou should be in Sendai proper. True to their name, they have to be west of the Aoba Castle s… https://t.co/I9BAxWMHfL
akane / tsum-tsumdere 🌺 @kingtobioh - 2020-05-31
@freshyoungblueb not even lol

Aobajohsai literally means 'west of Aoba Castle', which is historically known as Sen… https://t.co/32EtAaEp9g
Dr. Nyri A. Bakkalian @riversidewings - 2020-05-30
@WarStoriesCast @HannahPalsa i did a thread on Gotouguro, Date Masamune's mount. But I also remember seeing a full-… https://t.co/AQqm7w6YUZ
まゆ🌾 @sakusigh - 2020-05-28
I wish I got to see the castle and museum but I woke up late that day, it was already dark when I arrived @ sendai… https://t.co/MpEeGh1IPZ
HOSHEE✨MSBY🐺vADLERS🐦 @ametheeths - 2020-05-26
The ruins of Aoba Castle or known as Sendai Castle is located in Miyagi. The majority of the castle was lost in gre… https://t.co/vrA1ZqNPzv
⭐HOSHEE⭐BJ🍙🐺vADLERS🐦 @ametheeths - 2020-05-26
The ruins of Aoba Castle or known as Sendai Castle is located in Miyagi. The majority of the castle was lost in gre… https://t.co/vrA1ZqNPzv
Clinton Godart @ClintonGodart - 2020-05-21
Sendai local history: a lot of history in one spot!

Stop no. 1 of the #Sendai 33 Kannon pilgrimage route.

The rou… https://t.co/2QaBlINXMn
andrea // check 📌 :D @euphorictooru - 2020-05-12
The City of Trees, Sendai, lies below, And when you look up, the magnificent Sendai Castle, Our school, our gloriou… https://t.co/aKUfXnau6t
andrea TENDOU DAY @magickeiji - 2020-05-12
The City of Trees, Sendai, lies below, And when you look up, the magnificent Sendai Castle, Our school, our gloriou… https://t.co/aKUfXnau6t
andrea ✨ @magickeiji - 2020-05-12
The City of Trees, Sendai, lies below, And when you look up, the magnificent Sendai Castle, Our school, our gloriou… https://t.co/aKUfXnau6t
Alpha_MMXIX @Omega_MMXIX - 2020-05-10
Some years ago, I also went there and saw the cool guy on the horse. Speaking of Sendai castle, a bit older people… https://t.co/XTsMnIl7tu
Fukuhana 🌸🙏🌸 @Fukuhana7 - 2020-05-06
'The statue of the Lord Date Masamune on the Sendai Castle site is also lit in blue. (...) We truly hope that all t… https://t.co/HkihNs3pZW
Lennonhead @LennonheadNew - 2020-05-03
because the urban design is way more based around monuments than, say, Tokyo, photos of Sendai with no people in it… https://t.co/WVnmZjQhjf
なつみ🌸natsumi🌸 うゎ~Rt 規制😣 Stay home..Stay safe😷🏠 @natsumikanez - 2020-04-22
@sakaguchioffice @Yowitslabii I know there is Sendai Castle. And a great man(Masamune Date) who became a model of… https://t.co/sR78CmHrRr
なつみ🌸natsumi🌸Rtしぼう Stay home..😷🏠 @natsumikanez - 2020-04-22
@sakaguchioffice @Yowitslabii I know there is Sendai Castle. And a great man(Masamune Date) who became a model of… https://t.co/sR78CmHrRr
なつみ🌸natsumi🌸Stay home..😷🏠 @natsumikanez - 2020-04-22
@sakaguchioffice @Yowitslabii I know there is Sendai Castle. And a great man(Masamune Date) who became a model of… https://t.co/sR78CmHrRr
なつみ🌸natsumi🌸規制中 Stay home..😷🏠 @natsumikanez - 2020-04-22
@sakaguchioffice @Yowitslabii I know there is Sendai Castle. And a great man(Masamune Date) who became a model of… https://t.co/sR78CmHrRr
dale 🏐 カーラースーノ!! @d0nuts__ - 2020-04-20
Of course we went around Sendai too 🥰🧡

1. Date Masamune at the ruins of Aoba Castle

2. Sendai Gym!!

3. Face-kun… https://t.co/CoZlH5vT7Y
dale 🏐 カーラースーノ!! @d0nuts__ - 2020-04-20
Of course we went around Sendai too 🥰🧡

1. Date Masamune at the ruins of Aoba Castle

2. Sendai Gym!!

3. Face-kun… https://t.co/CoZlH5vT7Y
personafy⁷ is seeing BTS @personafy_ - 2020-04-11
@baby_taeger @jinsmoons_ Aoba Johsai means Blue castle or technically west of blue castle ( the real Sendai castle… https://t.co/Md2OPXnlr7
레오!! @leosbittenhand - 2020-04-11
@tobiomilks @cuddleveena whhhh i thought it was a king with his knights because of one of the scenesss and the sta… https://t.co/mDOljuNeLg
레오!! (nsfr) @leosbittenhand - 2020-04-11
@tobiomilks @cuddleveena whhhh i thought it was a king with his knights because of one of the scenesss and the sta… https://t.co/mDOljuNeLg

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