logo7th International Legume Conference
"Legume Systematics for Next Generation"  29 Aug - 2 Sept 2018,  Sendai,   JAPAN

Access to the Venue

Access to the Conference Venue

Sendai City

International Flight to Sendai

- from Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, and Guam

Domestic Flight to Sendai

- from Tokyo, Osaka, Okinawa, Sapporo and other major airports in Japan
- There are promotions for domestic flights for visitors.  For example, Osaka-Sendai 5,040 JPY, Tokyo-Okinawa 1,080 JPY. Detail information is at the bottom of this page. 


- from Tokyo, 91 min by Bullet Train (Shinkansen)

Sendai City War Reconstruction Memorial Hall 

Location on Google Map    (coordinate: 38.2607175N, 140.8671887E)


Access to the Conference Venue (Sendai City War Reconstruction Memorial Hall)

  • (1) Omachi Nishi-Koen is the nearest subway station to the conference venue. 6 min walk from the station.
  • (2) From Hirose-Dori subway Station, 10 min walk. About 5 min from Ichibancho- Dori Arcade.
  • (3) From Sendai Railway Station: 25 min walk. A half of the way (shaded on the map) to the venue is in a shopping road in arcades.

Access to the Herbarium and Botanical Garden, Tohoku University.

  • The main entrance of the Botanical Garden is in the Southern end of the Kawauchi Campus of Tohoku University.
  • (4) About 10 min walk through the campus from Kawauchi Subway Station.
    • The Botanical Garden area is called Aobayama, which is registered to Natural Monument of Japan because of its rich nature.
    • The Botanical Garden open to public from 9:00 to 17:00 and closed on Monday. For the courtesy of the Botanical Garden, participants of 7ILC can enter the garden for free from 27th Aug. to 3rd Sept. Please show your Conference Name Card (with the logo of 7ILC) at the entrance gate.
    • To visit the Herbarium (TUS), you need to contact with Dr. Koji Yonekura, the curator of the herbarium and get appointment before you visit. Please send inquiry to Dr. Koji Yonekura <yonekura@m.tohoku.ac.jp>.

Promotion of Domestic Flight

Major Airline companies in Japan provide you promotions for domestic flights.  You can travel from Osaka to Sendai by only 5,400 JPY and from Tokyo to Okinawa by 1,080 JPY.  By using the promotion, you can move in Japan by quite reasonable fares, and this will widen your chances to attend post-conference excursions. The promotion is restricted to those who live outside Japan with a return ticket leaving Japan. Please visit the companies' websites for more detail and reservation.  
 - ANA https://www.ana.co.jp/en/us/promotions/share/experience_jp/
 - JAL  http://www.world.jal.co.jp/world/en/japan_explorer_pass/ar/

Need Help?Sendai information

Please don't hesitate to send an inquiry to "Sendai Tourist Information Desk" by e-mail,  Facebook, or by phone (+81-80-2815-8321) if you need help.