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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Ken Domon memorial museum

♦"Furudera junrei" is specially powerful.
Japan's first art museum specialty of pictres built for Ken Domon, a virtuoso of picture world.
He took pictures of Japanese beauty and the heart of Japanese. About 70,000 of his highly evaluated works are stored and opened to public in turn.
Building design (Yoshio Taniguchi), garden (Hiroshi Teshigawara), carvings (Isamu Noguchi), and name plate (Yusaku Kamekura) are also must see.

Details Ken Domon memorial museum

Address:2-13 Iimoriyama, Sakata city, Yamagata
Opening hour:9:00 ~ 16:30
Reservation:Needed/ group
Closed:Needed/ group
Entrance fee:420 yen, 360 yen (group of more than 20), children 100 yen
Parking:(free) 145 cars

Access to Ken Domon memorial museum

Access:16 minutes by bus from JR Sakata station for university.

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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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