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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

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

Mt. Gassan

  • Shonai Area

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

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Mt. Gassan

Somaro

  • Shonai Area

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Somaro

Eboshiyama Park

  • Okitama Area

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Eboshiyama Park

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

Onogawa Onsen

  • Okitama Area

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Onogawa Onsen

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

Bunshokan

  • Murayama Area

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Bunshokan

Tamasudare Falls

  • Shonai Area

Legend has it that the renowned priest Kobo Daishi discovered and named Tamasudare (bead…

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Tamasudare Falls

Kaikoji Temple

  • Shonai Area

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Kaikoji Temple

Kamo Aquarium

  • Shonai Area

Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium is located in an impressive modern white-walled building on …

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Kamo Aquarium

Zao Central Ropeway

  • Murayama Area

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Zao Central Ropeway

Mt. Chokai

  • Shonai Area

Facing the Japan Sea, the unique topography of Mount Chokai rises dramatically from sea …

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Mt. Chokai

Midagahara Wetlands

  • Shonai Area

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Midagahara Wetlands

Namegawaotaki Fall

  • Okitama Area

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Namegawaotaki Fall

Mogami River

  • Mogami Area

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

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Mogami River

Sekiyama Waterfall

  • Murayama Area

Sekiyama Waterfall is a 15-metre wide waterfall dropping 10 metres over a unique rocky s…

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Sekiyama Waterfall

Hagurosan Five-Story Pagoda

  • Shonai Area

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Hagurosan Five-Story Pagoda

Mt.Haguro- Dewasanzan Sanjin Gosaiden

  • Shonai Area

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Mt.Haguro- Dewasanzan Sanjin Gosaiden
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