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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Shinjo Higashiyama Yaki and Yahei kiln

♦Simple and powerful style of pottery which matches with Mogami's climate.
Since 1841, the kiln has been protected for 5 generations. Its' feature is using special glaze, the precious heirloom. A shot glass for Sake and a small vase are popular items.
The ceramic art class (1,500yen, children 750 yen) and paiting class (from 500 yen) are held.

Details Shinjo Higashiyama Yaki and Yahei kiln

Address:1441-1 Kanazawa, Shinjo city, Yamagata
Opening hours:8:00 ~ 17:00
Reservation:Needed (experience classes)
Entrance fee:Free
Fee:shot glass for sake 300 yen, tea cup 500 yen
Parking:(Free) 10 cars

Access to Shinjo Higashiyama Yaki and Yahei kiln

Access:15 minutes Yamagata Shinkansen toward Higashiyama 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 Airport
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