31 12 2009

While in Sendai we visited Zuihoden, the mausoleum of the first feudal lord of Sendai. The first lord of Sendai, Date Masamune, was born in 1567. He conquered much of the Sendai area and brought it under his rule. He had a huge income but only one eye (he wore a patch, making him look like a pirate samurai.)

In the Zuihoden surrounds there are momuments to 11 feudal lords in the Date lineage. They ruled over Sendai for a long time.



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