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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Kaminohata yaki ceramic art center

♦A rare pottery with impressive indigo blue glow on white base.
Kaminohata yaki disappeared only 10 years after kiln opened in Tenpou era.
It was said to be an illusional pottery for many years, however in 1980, revived by a ceramicist Hyodo Ito. Uenohatayaki is a porcelain made from silver mine clay, beautiful deep indigo blue pattern on white base. You can make your own vessel (reservation required). There is a display room in the 2nd floor.

Details Kaminohata yaki ceramic art center

Address:162-2 Ginzan onsen, Hanazawa city, Yamagata
Opening hour:8:30 ~ 17:00
Reservation:needed (for paining)
Entrance fee:Free
Fee:teacup 2,940 yen, paiting 1,000 yen
Parking:(free) 20 cars

Access to Kaminohata yaki ceramic art center

Access:30 minutes by bus from Yamagata shinkansen Ohishida 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 Airport
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