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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Kameoka monju Daisyo temple

♦Known as The Buddha of wisdom.
As Kiredo of Kyoyo and Abe of Nara, Kameoka is one of the Japanese three monju.
During the season of examination, the studetns from all over Japan come to visit Daisyo temple to be blessed with wisdom. Along the approach to the temple, tablet inscribed with a haiku of Basyo and 16 Rakan rocks are lined up. Pure water is welling out from the back of Monju temple, and it is said that drinking this water after visiting the temple let students to pass the exams.
A traditional event "Star festival" is held every year on January 25th.

Details Kameoka monju Daisyo temple

Address:4028-1 Kameoka, Takahata town, Higashi okitama county, Yamagata
Opening hour:10a.m. - 3p.m.
Reservation:Needed/ prayer for a group of more than 15.
Entrance fee:Free
Parking:800 cars (free)

Access to Kameoka monju Daisyo temple

Access:10 minutes by taxi from Shinkansen super express Takahata Station.

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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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