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Culture in Yamagata

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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
Seienkaku Residence

Seienkaku Residence

Alena Eckelmann

Sakata, a small town in the northwestern part of Honshu Island, has a rich merchant history that is revealed to the observant...

Yamagata
Mount Haguro

Mount Haguro

Alena Eckelmann

Mount Haguro is considered sacred by followers of Japan’s Shinto religion and of Shugendo, an ancient Japanese tradition of m...

Yamagata