A Literary Museum that was
the Poet Bansui Doi’s Last Residence
Bansui Doi, known as the author of the lyrics to “Kojo no Tsuki” (Moon Over the Ruined Castle) and other works, was a poet born in Sendai. Bansui who was also a scholar of English literature, taught English at his alma mater, the Second High School under the old education system (current Tohoku University) , and made great contributions to education in Sendai after retiring and becoming a professor emeritus. Bansuisodo is the preserved residence where Bansui spend his final three years. His prized possessions, photos, calligraphic works and paintings are on display here.
- Bus stop
- 3 Bansuisodo
- Open hours
- 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Mondays (Tuesday when a national holiday falls on a Monday), beginning and end of year (December 29-January 3)
- Tour time
- 1-2-2 Omachi, Aoba-ku, Sendai