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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

Zao Onsen

  • Murayama Area

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

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Zao Onsen

Frost Covered Trees of Zao

  • Murayama Area

These frost covered trees can only be found in specific regions and are unique in all of…

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Frost Covered Trees of Zao

Mogami River

  • Mogami Area

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

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Mogami River

Kamo Aquarium

  • Shonai Area

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

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Kamo Aquarium

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

Nightcruiser tour to see Snow Monsters

  • Murayama Area

The Juhyo (snow monsters) of Zao, which boast as one of the world’s largest, are a…

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Nightcruiser tour to see Snow Monsters

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

Kajo Park

  • Murayama Area

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

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Kajo Park

Tendo Onsen

  • Murayama Area

Tendo City is the largest producer of shogi pieces in Japan. At Tendo Onsen(hot springs)…

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Tendo Onsen

Mifuchi Keikoku Valley

  • Okitama Area

Mifuchi Keikoku Valley in the upper part of Nagai Dam can be only reached by a rescue&nb…

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Mifuchi Keikoku Valley

Lake Tokura

  • Murayama Area

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Lake Tokura

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

Genso no Mori

  • Mogami Area

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Genso no Mori

Benihana Musuem

  • Murayama Area

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Benihana Musuem

Takahata Winery

  • Okitama Area

Among the fruit kingdoms of Yamagata, Takahata Town, where Takahata Winery is located,&n…

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Takahata Winery

Dokkonuma Swamp

  • Murayama Area

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Dokkonuma Swamp

Hijiori Onsen

  • Mogami Area

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Hijiori Onsen

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

Shirabu Falls

  • Okitama Area

"Shirabu Otaki" is a waterfall with a head of 30m that runs upstream of the Ot…

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Shirabu Falls
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