Haguro-san of the Dewa Sanzan
An account of a visit to the beautiful village of Iide in Yamagata to make a sugegasa: a traditional Japanese conical hat.
Visiting mountain temples in Yamagata prefecture
Atop the mountain lies a place rich in history and marked by wondrous beauty.
Zao Onsen town is located in Yamagata Prefecture, and JR East Pass holders are able to get there from Tokyo station via a 2.5...
Rustic, handmade soba, available even during the off-season at Yamadera, Yamagata.
The temple at Yamadera isn't all there is to see - give your body a rest and let your mind learn about Japan's most famous ha...
A boat ride down the longest river in Yamagata is a fine way to spend a sunny morning.
Matsumoto Ryokan offers incredible food and a lovely bath while you stay in Ginzan Onsen.
A lovely ryokan in the centre of Obanazawa City.