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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Mt. Omoshiro highland

♦Enjoy sking in winter and beauty of nature in summer.
During winter season, ski run gets crowded with skiers coming from inside and outside the city.
Between the end of Agust and October, beautiful cosmos bloom all over the place.
The entrance to gully is 15 minutes away on foot from here. About 2 hours long hiking course is perfect to appreciate the magnificent nature. There are ragged rocks and suspension bridge on the way, so better wering confortable clothes.

Details Mt. Omoshiro highland

Address:Omoshiroyama, Omoshiroyama kougen, Yamagata city, Yamagata
Opening hour:Lift: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed:Ski to: April to the beginning of December.
Fee:One day ticket 2,800 yen/ 1,500 yen for children
Scale:5 courses/ Top 906 M/ Longest 2,000M
Course ratio:Beginner 30 %, Intermediate 40 %, Advanced 30 %
Lift:4 in total/ pair 4

Access to Mt. Omoshiro highland

Access:Soon from JR Omoshiroyama kougen 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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