Yamagata, Japan Information.

Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

Sightseeing information

Every regions in Yamagata prefecture are rich in resources for sightseeing.
Even in this small area in Yamagata prefecture, there are numerous different kinds of distinctive tradition and culture such as mountain of perpetual snow, beautiful volcano, and countless hot springs.

→ Sightseeing in Oitama  → Sightseeing in Murayama
→ Sightseeing in Mogami  → Sightseeing in Shonai

Tourist attractions in Yamagata Japan

When we say sightseeing in Yamagata…

When the people of yamagata prefecture is questioned 「Where do you recommend for sightseeing?」, majority will definitely answer [temple in mountains] or [Zao].
Without a question, please drop by the temples or Zao, the popular spots for tourists when they come to Yamagata.
Yet of course that is not it.
Please spend little more time enjoying traditionals, cultures, histric sites, landmarks and the beauty of nature in other regions.

→ Sightseeing in Oitama
→ Sightseeing in Murayama
→ Sightseeing in Mogami
→ Sightseeing in Shonai

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Yamagata info is the web site to introduce Yamagata Prefecture of Japan, mainly about the tourist attractions and hot springs which may help those who are planning on a trip to Yamagata.

The place where beautiful Japanese nature and unique culture still remain.

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Spring:Cherry blossoms are at their best from April.
Summer:Hot. Visiting hamlet is recommended.
Fall:Beauty of the leaves when turned in autum. Imoni festivals everywhere!
Winter:Freezing cold with snow, and the trees will be coverd with them and ice.
Snow:Cold, but not as delicous as shaved ice.

So many things to see and experience throughout the year!

Gotta eat them! Gotta eat them!

Cherries:70% of cherries in Japan are produced in Yamagata Prefecture.
La France pears:The queen of the fruits is also Yamagata's best production.
Yonezawa Beef:As known as "Matsuzaka" of the west, and "Yonezawa" of the east.
Imoni:One of the local dishes of Yamagata which beef soup and taro roots are boiled and seasoned together.
Soba:Buckwheat noodles.
Cold ramen:Yamagata is the birthplace for cold ramen; the chinese noodle.

Yamagata food = delicacy of Japan

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Yamagata Prefecture official web site
Yamagata Airport
Japan Railways in eastern Japan

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