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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Kahoku city safflower museum

♦Have a glimpse of history and prosperity of saffloer merchant
Between Edo era and the beginning of Meiji era, Kyo culture was brought to this region including safflower. Utilizing the bilding and premises of the Horigomes who made a fortune in the safflower business for displaying the data related to safflower and the history of region. Not only the exhibit but also the building itself is remarkable which recalls their prosperous years.

Details Kahoku city safflower museum

Address:1143 Yachibo, Kahokucho, Yamagata
Opening hour:9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (till 4 between November and February)
Entrance fee:400 yen
Parking:(free) 50 cars

Access to Kahoku city safflower museum

Access:15 minutes by taxi from JR Sakuranbo Higashine station or JR Sagae station.

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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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