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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Kaminoyama castle

♦Admired as a "great castle of U state".
The symbol of Mt. Kamino, Kaminoyama castle was built in 1535. Because of its magnificence, the temple was admired as a great castle of U state. The history of Mt. Kamino and information of Yamagata sightseeing is introduced with panels inside the castle.
Special exhibition is held 5-6 times in a year displaying swords, dolls and other articles of Yamagata culture.

Details Kaminoyama castle

Address:3-7 Motojonai, Kaminoyama city, Yamagata
Opening hour:9a.m. - 5:15p.m. / January 1st only: 12a.m. - 12:p.m.
Reservation:Only group is needed
Closed:1st Monday and Friday of July, December 29 to 31st.
Entrance fee:400 yen, Pupils and junior highschool students: 100 yen, High school and univeristy students: 150 yen
Parking:(free) 50 cars

Access to Kaminoyama castle

Access:7 minutes on foot from Yamagata super express 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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