• i-SENDAI: Your Gateway to the Local Experience

    At i-SENDAI (SENDAI Tourist Information Desk), along with providing support and information for tourists, we organize a wide variety of activities that feature "localhood" and "people." Feel free to come visit us to make your time in Sendai a special one!

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  • Downtown Sendai Audio Guide Map

    Enjoy your self-guided walking tour in downtown Sendai with our audio guides!


    The Downtown Sendai Audio Guide Map comes with a serial code that can be used to log in to the dedicated website where you can listen to seventeen English audio guides. The narrator, Mr. Justin Velgus, will guide you to eight main attractions and some iconic events, and he will explain some interesting features of the shopping streets. We will also present you with special coupons offered by twelve local stores in the shopping districts. It costs 500 JPY, and the more you use it the more worthwhile it will be!




    This is the perfect choice for you because:


    -You can learn some interesting background information that you can’t tell just by looking at it.


    -You can visit eight main attractions more efficiently if you follow our suggested route on the leaflet.


    -You can escape tourist traps to save money and time.


    -You can start at your convenience, and travel at your own pace.


    *The associated serial code will remain valid for 72 hours following input. Please be aware that it cannotbe reused.




    Language: English only


    Price: 500 JPY *Cash only


    Available for Purchase:

    SENDAI Tourist Information Desk


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