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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Tomb of Uesugis

♦"Uesugis byosyo", or mausoleum place is where the little shrines of 12 successive masters of Uesugis are all lined up starting from Kenshin Uesugi.
This graveyard is quietly surrounded by giant Japanese cedar trees which are over 300 years old.
Placing Kenshin the first in the middle, and remains of Uesugis from gerneration to generation are lined up right and left of Kenshin Uesugis' alternately.
Construction of each shrines differs depends on their days, however, they all look simple coming down from the family tradition of Uesugis.
Let's tour their family temple and Houon temple right next to the shrine..

Details Tomb of Uesugis.

Address:1-5-30 Gobyo, Yonezawa city, Yamagata
Opening hour:9a.m. - 5p.m.
Entrance fee:Adult 150yen Child 100yen
Parking:30 cars (free)

Access to Tomb of Uesugis

Access:50 minutes from Tohoku highway Hukushima Izaka IC via R13

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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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