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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Kaisendo

♦Displaying the personal collection of Chinese lacquer ware and Japanese swords.
The arts and crafts handworks colleced by the late Kenzo Hasegawa, who used to run filature are displayed in his old house that was used in Taisyo era.
The house, mud-walled warehouse and Japanese style garden still remain the same. His collection is said to be the best in its quality and amount in whole Japan.
Specially the wardrobe that was used in Shikin castle in Chinese Palace is a must see.

Details Kaisendo

Address:4-6-8 Shirayai, Kaminoyama city, Yamagata
Opening hour:9a.m. - 5p.m. / From December to February closed at 4p.m. (must enter 30 minuts before)
Closed:Tuesdays (Open when Tuesday is a national holiday)
Entrance fee:500 yen
Parking:(free) 12 cars

Access to Kaisendo

Access:7 minutes on foot from JR Ou main line Kaminoyama onsen staion toward Zao syokuhin.

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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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