Sendai Tanabata Festival (仙台七夕まつり)
A traditional event conducted since the time of Date Masamune, founder of Sendai Domain, the Sendai Tanabata Festival is one of the three greatest festivals in the Tohoku region and one of the three greatest Tanabata festivals in Japan. The city is decorated with over 3,000 traditional Tanabata decorations of all sizes, drawing the eyes of visitors. There are also exhibits where visitors can try making Bon festival dance and Tanabata decorations, nighttime decorative lights, fireworks, and many more events.
- Average attendance
- 1,786,000 people (Last year's results)
- Street stall
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Lying along the northeastern coast of Japan, Miyagi prefecture is home to lashings of natural parks, oysters, and hot springs. While the bustling city of Sendai offers some simple city entertainment, it's the Matsushima islands that deserve the most attention, having boosted the prefecture's reputation as one of Japan's most scenic views.