Book a cheap rental car and enjoy the freedom to roam while you’re visiting Sendai (SDJ)! Envision driving along a winding road, windows rolled down, leisurely passing scenic mountains, romantic beaches or popular roadside attractions in a comfortable rented car. Take the road less traveled, and discover more about the surroundings near Sendai!
Akiu is a city located just 40 minutes away from Sendai. The city is known for its various hot springs that have great medicinal properties. Just a dip in the falls cures skin diseases and other complications.
Matsushima is an appealing small town which is just 40 minutes of drive away from Sendai. The town is famed for displaying one of the most beautiful views in Japan, due to its stunning bay replete with tiny pine-covered islands. Other than islands, over 1000 years old Zuigan-ji Temple and the Kanran-tei Pavilion are also worth visiting.
Moving about one hour from Sendai will take you to Kinkasan. The city is known for Koganeyama Shrine that attracts thousands of Japanese every year. On the way to shrine you will find a lot of scenic hiking trails.