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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Kokubun temple Yakushido

♦Walking through the park of beech woods.
Yakushido, or temple of the healing Budda is secretly stands near the Umamigasaki river running through Yamagata city with their 500 years history. The broad precinct is called Yakushi park with fine beech trees.
"Ueki ichi", or garden plants market is taking place every year from May 8th to 10th which is a season for Yakushi festival. This is a busiest time of the year with about 600 shops lining up around the temple.

Details Santuario Yakushi–do del templo Kokubun-ji

Address:2-12-32 Yakushicho Yamagata Cty, Yamagata
Opening hour:8:00~17:00
Entrance fee:Free
Parking:(free) 20 cars

Access to Kokubun temple Yakushido

Access:Of the station Yamagata of the train line Yamagata bleats, 15 minutes in bus address Sensai Koen (park Sensai). Of the park Sensai 3 minutes walking.

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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 Airport
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