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About Matsuyama Noh

♦A traditional dance brought up by Samurai, and passed down by the town.
A traditional performing arts of the Matsuyama Clan passed down since 330 years ago.
It used to be prosperous among Samurai, and at present time succeeded by a local performing group "Syohusya". They perform Matsuyama Noh in January at Soko temple, in June at the historical park, and on Agust 20th for Jinmyo shrine festival.

Details Matsuyama Noh

Address:Sokoji, Akumi-Matsuyama, Yamagata
Opening hour:fourth Saturday of January (12 p.m. - 2 p.m.), second Saturday of June (6 p.m. - 8 p.m.), Agust 20th (evening)
Fee:Advnce tickes from 1,000 yen
Parking:(free) 20 cars

Access to Matsuyama Noh

Access:toward Amarume town from Yamagata highway Sakata IC via R47, 15 minutes on prefectural roal 117 toward Matsuyama.

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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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