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Culture in Yamagata

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Hanagasa Matsuri

Hanagasa Matsuri

Hannah Warren

Hanagasa Matsuri is a dance festival which originiated in Obanazawa but is now celebrated across Yamagata every summer.

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Hiking Yamadera

Justin Velgus

Risshakuji is a temple complex of the Tendai Sect in Yamagata Prefecture. Its temple buildings are built up and in the side o...

Kaneyama Seasons 15

Kaneyama Seasons

Amber Mezbourian

Kaneyama is a small town in Yamagata where life has remained unchanged for generations. Its four distinct seasons mean there ...