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Sendai Daikannon

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This massive Kannon statue located in northern Sendai City reaches as high as 100m. Visitors can go inside the statue, where the interior is divided into 12 layers, and view the 108 Buddha statues enshrined inside. Visitors can reach the top by elevator and enjoy a panoramic view from the cityscape of Sendai to the Pacific Ocean.

Street address

31-36 Sanezawa aza Nakayamaminami Izumi-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi

Access

  • About 35 minutes on the Sendai Municipal Bus from JR Sendai Station, West Exit, bus stop No. 14. 400 yen. A short walk from Sendai Daikannon-mae bus stop.

Opening Hours

May - October 10:00-16:00
November - April 10:00-15:30

Closed

Fee

Free admission (however, visitors must receive the amulet [500 yen])

Website

http://sendai-travel.jp/places/sendai-dai-kannnon/

Best season

All year

Point

繧ケ繝昴ャ繝亥錐

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