About Zao echo line
♦26km long course from Yamagata to Miyagi prefecture. The view along the course please the eyes of visitors
with the beauty of senery from Yamagata Zao to Miyagi Zao. Alpine plants can be seen during summer and colored leaves during autum. The course opens in April every year and right after the opening, different senery of snow corridor can be enjoyed.
Details Zao echo line
- Address:Kaminoyama city, Yamagata - Zao town, Miyagi
Opening hour:Open freely
Closed:from November till the end of April
Parking:(free) 300 cars
Access to Zao echo line
Access:20 minutes from Yamagata highway Zao IC via R13 toward Hukushima.
About Yamagata info.
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
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!
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.
Cold ramen:Yamagata is the birthplace for cold ramen; the chinese noodle.
Yamagata food = delicacy of Japan
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Links related to Yamagata
Yamagata Prefecture official web site
Japan Railways in eastern Japan
About information in the site
The hot spring and tourist information in this site may be changed or incorrectly posted.
To use the hot spring and tourist information, please confirm with the local institutions.