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壁面レリーフ「奥州街道旅姿」
A landscape view of 17c Tohoku, famously once visited by the eminent haiku poet.
The creation of sculptor, Kunihiko Isshiki, this bronze-relief mural has decorated the wall in front of the green ticket window ever since the current station building was opened in 1977. It features scenery around Nigatake of Haramachi town, where a "stone signpost" built in 1853 still stands.A number of travelers, Including Basho and his companion Sora of "Oku no Hosomichi (A narrow Road to the Deep North)", recall their impressions of their journey.The same artist's bronze sculpture, "Forest of the Seasons", is also exhibited in nearby Kotodai Park, and this is a good reason to make a detour there.

Yorimichi SPOT

We introduce information of sightseeing spot spot with connection to Sendai-shi.

Kotodai-koen

Kotodai-koen

Oasis of the downtown area that Miyagi prefectural government office, a lot of government offices including Sendai-shi government office gather, and is close to downtown. Events are held much in seasonal flowers and garden filled with greenery, too. ohajime 8 work is installed in bronze sculpture "forest of season" of author Kunihiko Isshiki production of "Oshu Highway in a traveling kit".

Address The 3-9-2, Honcho, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi outside
Telephone 022-225-7211 (Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi government office)
Access JR Sendai Station → Sendai municipal subway Namboku Line, Izumichuo area line → Kotodai-Koen Station → It is immediate on foot
Website http://www.city.sendai.jp/kensetsu/ryokka/midori100/guide/023/023.html
Miyagi Museum of Art

Miyagi Museum of Art

Miyagi, art museum which performs Japanese painting, foreign film, print, sculpture after the Meiji era, wide display including industrial arts work mainly on writer and work related to Tohoku. Of main building, besides, add work of sculptor, Churyo Sato. It is recommended to enjoy sculpture installed in building and outside of a palace, courtyard which are chosen as 100 selections of public buildings for walk feeling.

Address 34-1, Kawauchimotohasekura, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi
Telephone 022-221-2111
Access JR Sendai Station → Sendai municipal subway Tozai Line, Yakiyama area line → Kokusaicenter Station → A 10-minute walk
Website http://www.pref.miyagi.jp/site/mmoa/
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