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Enjoy the Magic of Sendai's 2023 Tanabata Festival (Aug. 6-8): A Must-Read Guide for Travelers

Sendai And Matsushima Japanese Festivals (Matsuri)

The Sendai Tanabata Festival (仙台七夕まつり) is a renowned summer tradition held annually from August 6 to 8 in Sendai, a central city in Japan's Tohoku region. As one of the Tohoku region’s three major festivals, alongside Aomori’s Nebuta Festival and Akita's Kanto Festival, it combines folklore, craftsmanship, and community spirit. Join us as we delve into the enchanting traditions of the Sendai Tanabata Festival, a dazzling celestial celebration. TOP Photo: Sendai Tanabata Festival Support Association

Getting to Ginzan Onsen From Tokyo, Sendai, Osaka and Yamagata: By Bus, Train, and Plane

Surrounding Areas Of Yamagata Hot Springs (Onsen) & Bath Houses (Sento)

Ginzan Onsen, nestled in a gorge in Obanazawa, Yamagata, is a beautiful hot springs area. Tourists from all over the world come to enjoy the retro atmosphere that will make you feel like you’ve traveled back in time to old Japan. However, because of its location with the Tohoku region, getting there often prompts questions like “Can I go by train?” and “How long does it take?” To answer these questions, we’ll explain how to get to Ginzan Onsen from Tokyo Station, a convenient starting point for your trip, and Sendai Station, the gateway to sightseeing in Tohoku, via bus, train, and taxi.

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  • Morioka, Hiraizumi And Hachimantai
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  • Sendai And Matsushima
  • Surrounding Areas Of Akita
  • Surrounding Areas Of Yamagata
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