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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Kensyo Den, Uesugi Shrine

♦The remarkable artistic handiwork foundation which passing down the history to the present day.
The trasure palace of Uesugi Shrine, founded on 1923.
Displays armers, furnishings, and relics of Kenshin maily. His favorite items are all unique such as cloisonne sake cup used on horse, or Haori (Japanese half-length coast) with ornamental design.
Among more than 1000 of his collections, there are several luxurious goods presented by Nobunaga or Hideyoshi. You can also see the relics of Lord Takayama here.

Details Kensyo Den, Uesugi Shrine

Address:1-4-13 Marunouchi, Yonezawa city, Yamagata
Opening hour:9a.m. - 4p.m.
Closed:December to March
Entrance fee:400yen. bargain price available for a group of more than 20 people
Parking:50 cars (free)

Access to Kensyo Den, Uesugi Shrine

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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