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Culture in Yamagata

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Japan Sea Cold Cod Festival

Japan Sea Cold Cod Festival

Kim

Cold cod soup or dongara jiru is a popular winter dish in the Shonai region of Yamagata Prefecture, and the Japan Sea Cold Co...

Yamagata
Tsuruoka's Zenpoji

Tsuruoka's Zenpoji

Arlene Bastion

Zenpoji's plain wood structures beautifully highlight its complex carvings of flora and fauna. Its tradition of a dualistic f...

Yamagata
Millennium Corridor

Millennium Corridor

Kim

From late October until early December, one of the Tohoku region's most popular winter illumination events is set to take pla...

Yamagata
Sightseeing in Yonezawa

Sightseeing in Yonezawa

Tom Roseveare

As a castle town, Yonezawa in southern Yamagata was once home to the Uesugi clan, but is more commonly known for its delicaci...

Yamagata