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Feeling the beauty of Japanese four seasons in Yamagata!

Kaminoyama hot spring

Kaminoyama hot spring is known as one of the "Ouu Sanrakugo" along with Higashiyama in Kaizu, and Yunohama in Shonai. There are numerous hot springs in each regions, and they are collectively called "Kaminoyama hot spring". Foot bath are setted up everywhere, and seven common public bath are studed, so called "80 yen hot spring".
It is said that the Buddhist priest Takuan also took a bath in the oldest "SimoOyu", and "Yumachi no yu" still has traditional atmosphere of common public bath.

Benefit:neuralgia, rheumatism, gastroenteritis, wounds, skin diseases, women's diseases etc.

Hotels in Kaminoyama hot spring

  • Hashimotoya

  • Meigetuso

  • Tukinoike
  • Jidaiya

  • Hayamakan

  • Koyo

  • New Murao Romankan

  • Arimakan

  • Tukioka Hotel

  • Adumaya

  • Sakaeya

  • Fujiya

  • Mitsue

  • Seizanso

  • Sagaeya

Access to Kaminoyama hot spring

Access: Station Kaminoyama-Onsen -> 10min walking / highway Yamagata to deviate Yamagata Zao IC -> 15km 20min.

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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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