Sendai (Japanese: 仙台市) is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, and the largest city in the Tōhoku Region. About 1 million people live there. On March 11, 2011, an earthquake and a tsunami destroyed the city and its surroundings.
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Transportation[change | edit source]
Airport[change | edit source]
Sendai Airport (仙台空港 Sendai Kūkō ) (IATA: SDJ, ICAO: RJSS) is in nearby Natori, Miyagi, 13.6 km (8.5 mi) south southeast of Sendai Station. The airport was badly damaged by the tsunami, but re-opened for limited service the next month. The US State Department said the airport was safe to visit.
Sports and recreation[change | edit source]
A football club Vegalta Sendai has its stadium in the city.
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References[change | edit source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Date Masamune" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 148-149.
- Solomon, Alan (July 16, 2011). "With radiation concerns gone, Japan eager for tourists". The Chicago Sun-Times. http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/travel/6480039-417/with-radiation-concerns-gone-japan-eager-for-tourists.html. Retrieved July 25, 2011.
- "U.S. says safe to use Sendai Airport". The Mainichi Daily News. July 20, 2011. http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/news/20110720p2g00m0dm013000c.html. Retrieved July 25, 2011.
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Vegalta Sendai official website