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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Forest of headwaters

♦Play, learn, and touch the wealth of nature in the forest of headwaters.
Adventure class is to clear various callanges such as giant rope ladder or 7 meters high flying trapeze.
Forest class is to ramble through the forest of wild birds. These classes are experience programs having a reputation of being abe to study by playing in real nature.
Plus, you can make your own original vessels or ornaments with natural materials at pottery and carpentry studios.

Details Genryu no Mori

Address:669-3 Sugo Ide town, Nishiokitama county, Yamagata
Telephone:0238-77-2077 Closed during winter season: 023-688-6633
Opening hour:9a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Reservation:Needed/ Group and adventure class
Closed:From December till April 28, Mondays, the next day of national holiday.
Entrance fee : Entrance fee:None
FeeAdventure class:1000 yen/500 yen for children. Forest studio: 400 yen/100 yen for children. *children = elementary and junior high school students
Parking:(free) 150 cars

Access to Forest of headwaters

Access:2 hours on load 4 from Tohoku highway Hukushima Izaka IC via R13, R113 toward Shirakawa dam.

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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 Airport
Japan Railways in eastern Japan

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