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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Harusame an

♦Having tea by recalling the memory of Takuan Soho.
Harusamean was known as a place where Takuan Soho stayed for 3 years after he was punished due to his protest of political interference.
Present house was re-built on 1953, yet simple roof and garden still have its remnant of the original house.
You can have Japanese traditional green tea at the tea houese on the premises.

Details Harusame an

Address:2-10- 12 Matsuyama, Kaminoyama city, Yamagata
Opening hour:8a.m. - 5p.m.
Reservation:Needed/ tea
Closed:3rd Sundays and Saturdays
Entrance fee:La visita es Gratuita
Fee:Tea (reservatin needed) 500 yen
Parking:(free) 10 cars

Access to Harusame an

Access:15 minutes on foot from JR Ou main line Kaminoyama onsen 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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