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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Sakata city art museum

♦An art museum and café overlooking mount Chokai
Standing up the hill overlooking Mt. Chokai and Mogami river. The works of Shigeru Morita who is a person of influence in Japan's western painting world are displayed.
For closing, let's enjoy gracious tea time with sunset at Montmartre.
The most popular dish is "homemade ham miz sandwich"(600 yen).

Details Sakata city art museum

Address:3-17-95, Iimoriyama, Sakata city, Yamagata
Opening hour:9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (must enter by 4:30 p.m.)
Closed:From December to March, Mondays
Fee:520 yen, 420 yen (group of more than 20), children 100 yen, highschool and univeristy students 260 yen.
Parking:(free) 110 cars

Access to Sakata city art museum

Access:15 minutes by taxi from JR Sakata station via Dewa bridge toward Imoriyama.

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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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