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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

Sightseeing information for Murayama region

In Murayama region, you can see the museum of Mokichi Saito; Japanese poet of Kaminoyama city and Zao peaks from the top of the hill. There are numbers of ski resorts around Zao mountain, and winter festival is held in the beginning of February. kajo park is a popular sight for cherry blossom now, where once was a Yamagata castle built by Yoshimitsu Mogami during late Sengoku period. Hanagasa festival will be held in the beginning of August.
There is Rissyaku temple in a suburb of Yamagata city, which is popular for Haiku of Basyo Masuo, Janaese poet.

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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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