Yamagata, Japan Information.

Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Yuki no sato information hall

♦Learn the life style of snowy country.
The building is resuse of Japan's first snowy region farm village economic institute built in 1933.
Inside the building is filled with the information to know about the life in snowy country.
There are snow room to study artificial snow and library of snow related books collection.
There is no need to worry about removing the snow from the roof with its unique pixie shaped roof.

Details Yuki no sato information hall

Address:4-15 Ishikawa town, Shinjo city, Yamagata
Opening hours:9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (toll facility closes at 10 p.m. on Fridays)
Closed:Wednesdays and Saturdays
Entrance fee:Free
Fee:hall, interchanging room, and laboratory are not free (need inquiry)
Parking:(free) 18 cars

Access to Yuki no sato information hall

Access:20 minutes on foot from JT 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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