What is GOZAIN

"GOZAIN" is a volunteer tour guide group located in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

"GOZAIN" means "You are welcome to visit us." It is our Miyagi dialect.

We warmly share our hospitality and knowledge as guides. We use English to communicate with international visitors and residents. We are always willing to help you get the most out of your visit to the City of Trees" Sendai and  nearby Matsushima areas, regarded as one of the "Three Most Scenic Spots of Japan."

"GOZAIN" group is part of the Sendai Tourism Volunteer Guide Network, which is overseen by SenTIA(Sendai Tourism, Convention and International Association). It is also part of the International Activity Network of MIA ( Miyagi International Association.)

Volunteer Activities

Guide  Sightseeing spots

International conference excursion guiding, at the Godaido worship hall approach in Matsushima.
International conference excursion guiding, at the Godaido worship hall approach in Matsushima.

Date 3 major sightseeing spots in Sendai.

     Site of Sendai Castle,

     Zuihoden mausoleum,

     Ohsakihachimangu shinto shrine.

Caltural assets in Matsushima areas.

     Godaido worshiphall,

     Zuiganji temple, 

     Entsuin temple & mausoleum,

     Kanrantei tea house,

     Matsushima bay cruise etc.

Guide Tsunami hit areas

International conference excursion guiding, at Yuriage near Sendai one of the Tsunami affected areas.
International conference excursion guiding, at Yuriage near Sendai one of the Tsunami affected areas.

Learn about the Great East Japan Earthquake  and Tsunami of 11 March 2011.

 

Visit Tsunami hit areas near

 

Sendai, Matsushima or Ishinomaki.

informaton desk of  events

Multilanguage information desk of the Sendai Tanabata Festival Event Square. With Chinese guide group.
Multilanguage information desk of the Sendai Tanabata Festival Event Square. With Chinese guide group.

  Information desk services.

 

    Sendai Tanabata Festival event

   square.

 

    International conference travel

   desk


If you are interested in "GOZAIN", please visit our regular meeting of "English study" & "Saturday Salon" of the regular meeting schedule here(ホーム日本語) .  You can visit two times without becoming a member. Details are shown in "Join".       


Top photos show our guide spots in Sendai & Matsushima. A view of Sendai city from the Castle Site, the Statue of Date Masamune on horseback in The site of Sendai Castle, the Zuihoden mausoleum, the Osakihachimangu shinto shrine, the Matsushima bay, the Godaido worshiphall, the Zhuiganji temple approach & the Main Hall & the Temple Kitchen, the dry landscape garden in the Entsuin temple & mausoleum, the Kanrantei tea house and The Statue of Arahama-Jiseikannon the Goddess of Mercy in Arahama one of Tsunami affected areas in Sendai.