A Green Walk Through Sendai

Exploring the western district of the city

By Elena Lisina    - 1 min read

Sendai is often referred to as the “Green City”, and you can see why it lives up to that name when walking through the city streets.

My "green walk" started at the beginning of the alley of Jozenji Dori. It was a nice stroll through tall trees, with some modern sculptures along the way. Right across the road at the end of Jozenji Dori, you'll find the entrance to Higashi Park. The park is spacious, with lots of trees, benches and playgrounds. I bet it's very popular on weekends and when the weather is fine, but on a gloomy day in October I walked there alone enjoying the fresh air and the greenery.

After crossing the bridge over the Hirose River, you can turn right and walk along the Tohoku University Park, with beautiful chestnut trees leading up to the Sendai International Center Subway Station. Alternatively, you can turn left and walk to the Sendai City Museum and Aoba Park. It's such a nice stroll through nature within the city!

Getting there

Jozenji Dori can be reached in 10 minutes on foot from Sendai Station.

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Elena Lisina

Elena Lisina @shiroi.tenshi

I love Japan very much! I like small towns of Japan where I can watch people doing their business and talk to them carefully. They're always friendly. I like Japanese gardens where I can just sit or walk and take my time. Also I like Shinto Jinja as being there I feel in peace. I like to watch sunsets and then to dine in some small local places. I like to soak into onsen after a long day of wandering. I like Japanese crafts very much as all items are made with great taste and skill. Nihon wo daisuki desuyo! My photos from Japan I also place here: https://gurushots.com/f10384/photos Matane!