About Akiu Sato Center

Akiu Sato Center regularly holds seasonal events such as cultural exhibitions, tea ceremony, and music performance through a year. Akiu Tourist Information Center is also located inside. Many visitors use it as a starting point to go on to sightseeing spots in Akiu. Please enjoy our bicycle rental and footbath as well.

Address 40-7 Teradahara, Yumoto, Akiumachi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai city
Miyagi, 982-0241, Japan
Tel 022-304-9151
Open 7 Days a Week 9:00a.m.-6:00p.m.
Fee Free Admission
  • Lockers
    Deposit :100 yen ; Hours : 9:00a.m. - 5:30p.m.
  • Bicycle Rental This service is available from April to November. Weather permitting.
    Deposit :1,000yen / person (The deposit will be returned when you return the bicycle.)
    Hours: 9:30a.m. - 5:00p.m. (Application should be made before 4:00p.m.)
    Rental Bikes
  • Footbath “Jiuemon’s Onsen”
    Hours: Open on weekends and holidays from 11:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. (From April to November). Weather permitting.
    Foot bath

Floor Map

floor Map

Akiu Tourist Information Center

Akiu Tourist Information CenterAkiu Tourist Information Center offers general information on sightseeing in Akiu area. You can obtain information on accommodations as well. Please note that we do not make reservations for accommodations.


Permanent Exhibition Space

It has various exhibitions as listed below, as well as "Akiu Michi Shirube" and tourist information sections, etc. You may use this area when you wait for a bus.

Arts and crafts Exhibition Permanent Exhibition SpaceDisplays various arts and crafts including both traditional and contemporary works which are created in Akiu. To name a few, Kokeshi dolls, tops, ceramics, lacquerware, woodwork, glass crafts, sculptures, Sendai Tansu (drawers), and flower arrangements.
Akiu Model Train Display Corner Exhibition SpaceEquipped with a very rare railroad diorama of Japan, a must-see place for railway fans and families with children. Includes a replica train station, with a ticket gate. Visitors are encouraged to press a button to make the diorama come alive.
"Akiu Michi Shirube"(Akiu Road Map) Exhibition SpaceIt is equipped with a panoramic map showing accommodations and tourist attractions in Akiu district. Also, 3 TV screens display the detailed changes of the seasons.
Multipurpose Room Exhibition SpaceSeasonal events are held in this room.
Feel free to call us for the schedule.

Restaurant HACHI AKIU

We serve variety of western food.
A variety of drinks are also available. Please visit and enjoy our meals.

Restaurant  HACHI AKIU Restaurant  HACHI AKIU
The main menu
pasta, original hamburg steak, curry rice, sweets, wine, coffee, juice, non-alcoholic drink, etc
7 Days a Week 10:00a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Last Call 4:30p.m.)
-December 31-January 1 are closed.