Sendai is the capital of Miyagi Prefecture in Japan, and the biggest city of the Tohoku region. It was established in 1600 and is also called the "City of Trees" as there are numerous Zelkova trees on the streets. These trees are decorated with hundreds of lights during winter and this festival is known as the Pageant of Starlight. Hotels in Sendai are packed with visitors who come to see this luminous spectacle. Sendai is also called an ‘Academic City’ as it has several universities, such as Tohoku and Tohoku Gakuin University. Stay in Sendai hotels to enjoy the feel of the city.
Sendai, which was once a castle town, is about 10 kilometres from the Pacific coast. It is the economical hub and transportation and logistics terminal of the Tohoku region. Main industries here include foodstuffs, metal processing, woodworking and electrical apparati. Lacquer ware and wooden dolls are the traditional crafts of Sendai. Sendai is often known as a branch-office economy with very small number of large companies having their headquarters here. You can book your hotels in Sendai easily before coming to have a relaxed and convenient trip. Hotels can be booked here in all budgets.