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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

Sobre el Mokichi Saito museum

♦Introducig the life of Mokichi Saitoh, a great tanka poet who was born in Yamagata.
In the memorial museum located in a park surrounded by cherry trees and pinewoods, his original works, relics such as his favorite pens, and works of other poets who had relationship with him are displayed.
Also, his life can be watched by a lantern slide for every visitors to enjoy no matter if they are interested in literature or not. Perfect view of Zao peaks can be enjoyed from the park.

Details Mokichi Saito museum

Address:1421 Kitamachi benten, Kamiyama city, Yamagata
Opening hour:9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed:7 days from the second Sunday of July
Entrance fee:400 yen
Parking:(free) 78 autos

Access to Mokichi Saito museum

Access:2 minutes on foot from JR Mokichi memorial museum 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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