Yamagata

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Yamagata with our guide to the top places to visit and things to do. Discover stunning landscapes, delicious cuisine, and rich cultural heritage in this charming prefecture.
Yamagata Bucket List: 15 Best Things to Do in Yamagata Prefecture - Japan's Land of Snow Monsters | LIVE JAPAN travel guide Outdoor, Travel Guides, Japan Travel, Nature, Sendai, Japan Travel Guide, Japan Trip, Trip To Japan, Sea Of Japan

Yamagata Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of northern Honshu along the Sea of Japan. It’s easily accessible from Tokyo via the bullet train, but remains an often-overlooked, somewhat wild region full of vast nature, stunning hot springs, unique local cuisine, and fascinating cultures. This article is a comprehensive must-read guide for those considering visiting Yamagata on their next trip to Japan and will explain everything you need to know about Yamagata’s attractions…

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Yamagata Prefecture is an isolated mountainous land in Japan’s northern Tohoku region. Despite being one of Japan’s less-visited destinations, Yamagata is full of attractions, including the Ghibli-like hot spring village Ginzan Onsen, the skiing mecca Zao Onsen, the spiritual Dewa Sanzan mountains, and the incredibly well-preserved Sankyo Soko Storehouses. Foodies can also revel in gourmet delicacies like Yonezawa beef, the best cherries in Japan, and a plethora of regional ramen. In this…

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