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About Uesugi shrine

♦One of the best sights of cherry trees, at the site of Yonezawa temple remembered in connection with Uesugis.
Uesugi shrine is located in Misaki park, where Kenshin Uesugi is enshrined in.
It had once burned down in Taisyo period, and reconstracted by Dr. Chuta Ito; the architect came from Yonezawa city. There is a stone monument standing in front of the shrine which says the famous phrase "nase ba naru".
Spring festival "Uesugi festival" is held from April 29th to May 3rd, and "Uesugi snow lantern festival" on second Saturday and Sunday of February.

Details Uesugi shrine

Address:1-4-13 Marunouchi, Yonezawa city, Yamagata
Opening hour:9a.m. - 4p.m.
Entrance fee:free
Parking:50 cars (free)

Access to Uesugi shrine

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

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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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Yamagata Airport
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