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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Chido museum

♦Lining up the historical buildings remaining in castle town Tsuruoka.
Located on the west of Tsuruoka park, the old Nishitagawa county public office, the old Tsuruoka police office building, the house of the Shibuyas, and the mansion of the Sakatas are lined up.
The armors, archives, and articled of everyday use are also displayed. Deep inside the mansion, Buddhist abbot residence style garden which is designated as a place of scenic beauty can be seen.

Details Chido museum

Address:10-18, Kachushin machi, Tsuruoka city, Yamagata
Opening hour:9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (must enter by 4:30 p.m.)
Closed:the end and beginning of year
Entrance fee:700 yen, 600 yen (group of more than 20), children 280 yen, highschool and unicersity students 380 yen.
Parking:(free) 20 cars

Access to Chido museum

Access:10 minutes on bus from JR Tsuruoka station.

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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
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