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Kajo Park

  • Murayama Area

Yamagata Castle was constructed in 1592 by Yoshiaki Mogami, one of Tohoku’s promin…

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Kajo Park

Ginzan Onsen

  • Murayama Area

Travel back in time to classical Japan in Ginzan Onsen! The town is home to wooden hot s…

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Ginzan Onsen

Mogami River

  • Mogami Area

Mogami River is famous throughout Japan for its appearance in the poem “Samidare w…

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Mogami River

Yudonosan Shrine

  • Shonai Area

Mount Haguro, Mount Gassan and Mount Yudono, known as the Three Mountains of Dewa, have …

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Yudonosan Shrine

Tengendai Kogen Ski Area

  • Okitama Area

"Tengendai Kogen Ski Resort" is located on the hillside of Mt. Nishi-Azuma in …

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Tengendai Kogen Ski Area

Shiraito Fall

  • Mogami Area

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Shiraito Fall

Denkoku No Mori Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum

  • Okitama Area

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Denkoku No Mori Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum

Uesugi Jinja Shrine

  • Okitama Area

Uesugi Jinja Shrine was built on the grounds of the former Yonezawa Castle to enshrine K…

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Uesugi Jinja Shrine

Yonezawa Castle Ruins / Matsugasaki Park

  • Okitama Area

Matsugasaki Park is located on the grounds of the former Yonezawa Castle. The water-fill…

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Yonezawa Castle Ruins / Matsugasaki Park

Yamagata Sake Museum

  • Murayama Area

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Yamagata Sake Museum

Michi-no-Eki Kahoku Brattopia

  • Murayama Area

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Michi-no-Eki Kahoku Brattopia

Shirakawa Dam Kogan Park

  • Okitama Area

This is a park around Lake Shirakawa formed by Shirakawa Dam. There are auto campgrounds…

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Shirakawa Dam Kogan Park

Mogami River Basyo Line Descent

  • Mogami Area

Let yourself be in the flow of the Mogami River and enjoy the scenery from the boat. You…

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Mogami River Basyo Line Descent

Uesugi Family Byosho Graves

  • Okitama Area

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Uesugi Family Byosho Graves

Risshaku-ji Temple

  • Murayama Area

Risshaku-ji Temple is popularly known as Yamadera (Mountain Temple). The rocky mountain …

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Risshaku-ji Temple

Zao Onsen

  • Murayama Area

Zao Onsen features abundant sulphuric hot spring water with strong acidity. The town&rsq…

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Zao Onsen

Shonai Tourist and Local Products Center

  • Shonai Area

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Shonai Tourist and Local Products Center

Michi-no-Eki Murayama

  • Murayama Area

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Michi-no-Eki Murayama

Dokkonuma Swamp

  • Murayama Area

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Dokkonuma Swamp

Mt. Haguro

  • Shonai Area

Mount Haguro, Mount Gassan and Mount Yudono, known as the Three Mountains of Dewa, have …

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Mt. Haguro
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