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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

About Tsuruoka park

♦Beautiful park at the site of a castle to feel the history of Tsuruoka.
The park is in the site of Tsurugaoka castle, the catled owned by lord Sakai who was a leafer of the Syonai Clan. Still remaining trench and stone walls produce a quaint atmosphere of old times.
Lovely flowers will bloom all over the field, and above of all cherry trees are the most popular one as it is chosen to be one of the "100 best cherry tree sight" of whole Japan.
There are Sounai shrine, Tsuruoka gokoku shrine, and folk museum "Taihokan" on the premises.

Details Tsuruoka park

Address:4 Baba town, Tsuruoka city, Yamagata
Opening hour:Taihokan 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed:Mondays (Taihokan)
Entrance fee:Free (Taihokan)
Parking:100 cars

Access to Tsuruoka park

Access:7 minutes from Yamagata highway Tsuruoka IC via prefectural highway 47 toward Tsuruoka city.

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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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