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[Miyagi] “Sendai-jo”, the castle built by famous samurai “Date Masamune”2013.05.20

Sendai-jo is a castle that is located in Sendai city in Miyagi prefecture, the north of Japan district.

Date Masamune built it on Aobayama in 1601, therefore it is commonly known as “Aoba-jo”. It is made by stone wall and has been repaired many times so far. There are an audience hall which is called as “hon-maru” where not only the political decisions were made but also the formal ceremony was held. There is also the statue of Masamune horseback for his legend. There are also Nishino-maru where Miyagi Gokoku Shrine is located now and Nino-maru as a campus of University of Tohoku, and Sanno-maru as Sendai Museum. You can see views over the city.

Why don’t you visit this place to get some knowledge about the famous armed samurai, Date Masamune?

Sendai-jo

photo by 柏翰 / ポーハン / POHAN

Sendai-jophoto by 柏翰 / ポーハン / POHAN

 [Miyagi] “Sendai-jo”, the castle built by famous samurai "Date Masamune"

 [Miyagi] “Sendai-jo”, the castle built by famous samurai "Date Masamune"

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