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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Shinjo historical center

♦Learn about the history and lives of people living in shinjo.
A facility to introduce the history and culture of the castle town Shinjo.
The first floor is "Shinjo Dashi hall" where displays 2 Dashi, or floats used in Shinjo festival.
The second floor is "Shinjo historical folk museum" where displays data related to the period of the Clan government, historical transition, and great persons of hometown.
At "Snowy country folk museum" in the basement displays about 25000 articles of everyday use of snowy county.

Details Shinjo historical center

Address:4-74 Horihata town, Shinjo city, Yamagata
Opening hours:9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (must enter by 4 p.m.)
Entrance fee:300 yen, children 50 yen, group of more than 20 people 250 yen, highschool students 100 yen
Parking:(free) 40 cars

Access to Shinjo historical center

Access:15 minutes on foot from JR Shinjo station toward Mogami park.

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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.

Sightseeing in Yamagata Sightseeing in Yamagata

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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