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Night view of Sendai city

AER Lookout Terrace is located a couple of minutes walk from Sendai Station. It opens until late... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
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Sky view of Sendai

Beautiful place to see Sendai city from a guided map. I believe this is the tallest building in... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
Jowesh G
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12 Feb 2018
“Not very well known, but great spot”
7 Nov 2017
“Night view must be better”
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Chuo Aeru 31-kai, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-6131, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-723-8000
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Reviewed 24 February 2013

Clear signs to get up to this, at the top of an office building. It's all glass, so it's a bit cold in winter! But it's got a nice view, you can see all the way out to the Port of Sendai even. The environment...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Amazing panoramic views in this rather hidden roof terrace - NB - it is on two sides of the building. Good for watching shinkansens as well.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We went there in the daylight on a cloudy day, so Sendai looked big but a bit grey. Night view must be better from there. Also, the terrace has a glass wall but at the roof, it's opened, so it was a bit cold. You...More

Thank Anett P
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The panorama terrace consists of two windows and the view is not that interesting. Elevetors are a bit difficult to be found. Go shopping instead!

Thank Elina S
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

AER Lookout Terrace is located a couple of minutes walk from Sendai Station. It opens until late hours, so you can even go there after dinner. There are some elevators in this building, but some of them do not go up to the 31st floor....More

1  Thank TOkada
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Beautiful place to see Sendai city from a guided map. I believe this is the tallest building in Sendai for lookout. And the most amazing part is that, its "Free"!!

Thank Jowesh G
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This building is the only observation you can use for free in Sendai. You can come in day time and night time (the building closes at 10pm) to see different views. At night there're many couples understandably. There're plenty of benches to enjoy the view....More

Thank Seven W
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The most uniquely Japanese thing about this skyscraper is that full access is freely available to the whole world. No security desk, not even a turnstile. Great views of most of the city from the top and you can see all the way to the...More

Thank BadgerCT
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The Aer Building offers one of the best bargains in Sendai. For exactly no money you can take an elevator to the top of the building and have a glorious view over the entire city. There are two observation rooms, be sure to check them...More

Thank stellastarstruck
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

What few of the other reviews tell you is the view from the 31st floor is limited to approximately 120 degrees on either side of the building. It takes in a few, but not all, of the interesting sights to both sides of the city...More

Thank Dale T
Reviewed 11 September 2015

The AER building is next to Sendai Station. The elevator takes you up to the 31st floor where there is a breath taking view of the city. There is no charge for the visit and it is a must see visit and very convenient since...More

Thank Howard T
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29 July 2017|
Response from Jowesh G | Reviewed this property |
There are restaurants in this complex but I am not exactly sure if they are western or Japanese, however, near the complex you can find many western restaurants including kfc.