Zuihoden Mausoleum

0 0 Reviews
Photo: Zuihoden – 663highland / CC BY-SA 3.0

Built in the 17th century during the Edo period, Zuihoden Mausoleum (瑞鳳殿, Zuihōden) in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture is the resting place of Date Masamune who was a powerful daimyo and the founder of Sendai. The influential feudal lord ruled over the Sendai Domain from nearby Aoba Castle (Sendai Castle), which he constructed in the early 17th century. Date Masamune’s son and grandson, Date Tadamune and Date Tsunamune, are also entombed at the Zuihoden complex in nearby mausoleums (Kansenden and Zennoden respectively), while other descendants are buried in more simplistic tombs and graves.

Notice

In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the mausoleum will accept up to 100 people per hour for group customers, and 25 people each for the museum.

Overview

Address

23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0814 (Directions)

Hours

9:00 - 16:30 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 9:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 9:00 - 16:30
Thursday 9:00 - 16:30
Friday 9:00 - 16:30
Saturday 9:00 - 16:30
Sunday 9:00 - 16:30
Holidays 9:00 - 16:30

Price

¥550

Phone Number

022-262-6250

Website

https://www.zuihoden.com/en/

General Amenities

  • Information Counter
  • Free guides/pamphlets

Related Articles

4 articles
Exploring Zuihoden

Exploring Zuihoden

Laura Welch

A beautiful monument to mark the resting place of Sendai's founder, Date Masamune, surrounded by nature that marks the passing of the seasons.

Miyagi 9.1k
Sendai's Zuihoden Mausoleum

Sendai's Zuihoden Mausoleum

Stefanus Husin

Zuihoden is the mausoleum of the first feudal lord of Sendai. Its mausoleums feature rare Momoyama style architecture in a setting of calming cedar tress. 

Miyagi 15.4k 15
The Gardens of Zuiho-ji

The Gardens of Zuiho-ji

Maren Pauli

Visit Zuiho-ji, a temple at Kyogamine Park next to the mausoleum of Date Masamune, a powerful feudal lord during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Miyagi 5.7k
View all articles

Near Zuihoden Mausoleum

The Westin Hotel Sendai

The Westin Hotel Sendai

Michael B

If you're looking for a luxury western-style hotel in Sendai, you can't beat the Westin for location and class. The staff were lovely, the rooms clean and comfortable, and the location just a stone's throw away from Sendai station was perfect.

Miyagi 1.2k 3
Hotel Green Park Sendai

Hotel Green Park Sendai

Elena Lisina

Hotel Green Park Sendai is attractive for the accommodation price, spacious rooms, good location and neighborhood. It’s convenient for a longer stay in Sendai.

Miyagi 1.3k 4
Za Cafe

Za Cafe

Laura Welch

Organic vegetables prepared as sandwiches and soups that make for a wonderfully refreshing, light lunch. The menu is in English, and there's plenty on offer, including meat- and fish-free options.

Miyagi 5.5k
Curry Shop Sakaiya, Sendai

Curry Shop Sakaiya, Sendai

Justin Velgus

Curry Shop Sakaiya (カレーショップ 酒井屋) is a curry restaurant located in the Sun Mall pedestrian mall in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. It's unique bacon curry and tasty carrot juice make it a fun dining location with nothing too fancy, over-the-top, or expensive. 

Miyagi 6.0k 1
Osaki Hachimangu Shrine

Osaki Hachimangu Shrine

Ōsaki Hachimangū is a Shinto shrine in Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan. The main shrine building has been designated a National Treasure of Japan. [Wikipedia]

Miyagi 3.1km away
Sendai Daikannon

Sendai Daikannon

Sendai Daikannon (仙台大観音), located inside Daikanmitsuji Temple, is a large statue of the gem-bearing Nyoirin Kannon form of Kannon, located in Sendai, Japan. It is the tallest statue of Nyoirin Kannon in the world, and the tallest statue of a goddess in Japan. As of 2018, it is the fifth tallest statue in the world at 100 metres. [Wikipedia, adapted]

Miyagi 7km away
Lu Xun in Sendai

Lu Xun in Sendai

Hironobu Sasano

Lu Xun, the great thinker and novelist in China, studied in Tohoku University from 1904 to 1906. You could still see the very classroom where the principle concepts of his masterpieces was conceived in the beautiful Katahira Campus of the University.

Miyagi 8.7k
Explore Sendai