About Mount Haguro
♦Let's walk this long stone steps which Basyo also climbed up.
Mount Haguro is well known for mountain priests' training site. You may come across the real moutain priest. Let's climb up 2446 stone steps to the top of the mountain. Flower festival is held on July 15th every year. Hanabonten decorated with artificial flowers and makes a circuit of the precinct.
Visitors scramble for flowers at the end of the festivel since they are believed to work as a protection label.
Details Mount Haguro
- Address:7 touge, Haguro town, Tsuruoka city, Yamagata
Parking:(free) 300 cars
Access to Mount Haguro
Access:40 minutes by bus from JT Tsuruoka station, 40 minutes on foot from Haguro center, or 5 minutes on foot from the last stop.
About Yamagata info.
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
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!
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.
Cold ramen:Yamagata is the birthplace for cold ramen; the chinese noodle.
Yamagata food = delicacy of Japan
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Links related to Yamagata
Yamagata Prefecture official web site
Japan Railways in eastern Japan
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