The sacred land of Sendai Toshogu Shrine, where cherry blossoms flourish.

Sendai Toshogu Shrine is a place where history and the cherry blossoms of spring come alive. It venerates Tokugawa Ieyasu as its enshrined deity. Located in the Aoba Ward of Sendai, it is conveniently accessible from the JR Senzan Line's Toshogu Station. Among the many Toshogu shrines scattered across the country, this shrine captivates visitors with its unique architectural beauty and profound history.


Sendai Toshogu Shrine, a National Designated Important Cultural Property

The Sendai Toshogu Shrine, established in 1654 by Date Tadamune, the successor to Date Masamune, the first lord of the Sendai domain, is a shrine that enshrines Tokugawa Ieyasu. It is one of the significant Toshogu shrines, alongside Nikko Toshogu and Kunozan Toshogu. After the death of Date Masamune, the Sendai domain overcame numerous difficulties, and the shrine was established as a symbol of gratitude and reverence.
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To the Ancient Shrine with Blossoming Cherry Trees

Passing through the stone torii gate of Sendai Toshogu Shrine and crossing the sacred bridge while enjoying the cherry blossoms in full bloom during spring, one feels purified by the timeless beauty of the shrine’s grounds and nature.

As you pass through the large-roofed Zuijin-mon, the worship hall appears, its grand structure and intricate decorations leave you in awe. Completing your visit, the combination of the rituals and the environment brings peace to the visitors' hearts.

In spring, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, enhancing the tranquility and beauty of the shrine.

The view after climbing the stairs offers a breathtaking panorama of the city of Sendai, creating an unforgettable memory for visitors.

Multilingual explanations can be accessed by scanning the QR codes on the signs within the grounds, making it visitor-friendly for international travelers. The convenient location near JR Senzan Line’s Toshogu Station makes it highly accessible for visitors from both within Japan and abroad. The shrine is an unmissable spot for those interested in experiencing history and culture, especially during the cherry blossom season.

Website (English)
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Address1-6-1 Toshogu, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi 981-0908
AccessImmediately off JR Senzan Line’s Toshogu Station

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