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Pageant of Starlight Guided Tour

You'll love the festival of lights much more with a local guide showing you the best spots to enjoy!

Operation Period

Held weekends during the Pageant of Starlight. Please check website for details. 

Time Required

About 2 hours.

Number of Participants



3,000 JPY– (tax included)

Every December in Sendai the “Pageant of Starlight” illuminates Jozenjidori Avenue. You can enjoy the beautiful scene more with a local guide. On this tour you will visit special viewing spots to see the lights from the side and from above! The tour will finish at Kotodaikoen Park where there are shops set-up during the nighttime festival. Feel free to look around the shops before heading to a nearby restaurant or back to your hotel.

Course: Talk Net Hall Sendai ⇒ Nishikoen Park ⇒ Jozenjidori Avenue ⇒ Kotodaikoen Park (finish)

Whether you have seen the Pageant of Starlight before or this is your first time, the expert local guide will share a lot of useful information and introduce fun spots so everyone will be satisfied.

Experience Program NamePageant of Starlight Guided Tour
Activity LocationAlong Jozenjidori Avenue
Time RequiredAbout 2 hours.
Operation PeriodHeld weekends during the Pageant of Starlight. Please check website for details. 
Start Time17:00
Minimum number of participants7people
Maximum number of participants10people
Reservation Deadline5 days before by 16:00
About suspension of the activityThe tour will be conducted even in rainy weather, but will be canceled in case of stormy weather or disaster. Please check with us the day before the event.
Important notes regarding participationPlease wear clothes and shoes easy to walk in (about 1.5km of walking)
Pageant of Starlight Guided Tour 3,000 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceGuide fee, insurance, food/drink, souvenirs.
What is not included in the priceTransportation costs to and from the meeting point, any personal costs (i.e. for drinks, snacks)
Method of PaymentPlease pay in cash on the day of the tour.
Cancellation PolicyCancellation up to 3 days before 0:00, up to the day before = 50% of the participation fee
Same day cancellation, no-contact/no-show is 100% of the participation fee
* Cancellation by phone can be done on business days and business hours, generally on the same day you apply.
* If you are able to find a replacement who can participate instead, no cancellation fee is required. Please contact us if that happens.
Meeting Spot4-1 Sakuragaoka, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 980-0823
Talk Net Hall Sendai (Sendai Citizens Hall)
Meeting Time16:45
Access--By Public Transportation--
10-minute walk from Kotodaikoen Subway Station
There is no designated parking lot, so please use nearby paid parking.
Barrier-free AccessNo
About Guides and ToursThe tour is led by a local guide.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese