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Things to Do in Yamagata

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If you're visiting Yamagata, check out this list of top tips and things to do to make the most of your time there.

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Kasedori Festival

Kasedori Festival

Celine Ong

Kasedori Festival, or “Strawbird Festival”, is a unique yet bizarre Japanese event. Performers gather at Kaminoyama Castle dr...

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Dewa Sanzan Experience

Dewa Sanzan Experience

Geoff Day

Dewa Sanzan in Yamagata is a dream for those who aspire to learn and live the life of a Japanese Monk. Forested paths, seclud...

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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...

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