Yamagata Prefecture
Tohoku Region /

Yamagata Prefecture

Yamagata (山形県, Yamagata-ken) is a large prefecture along the Sea of Japan coast in the southern Tohoku Region. The prefectural capital is Yamagata City. The prefecture is known for its agricultural products, especially cherries, hot springs, rural flair and natural beauty.
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Yamadera

Scenic temple on a steep mountainside.

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Dewa Sanzan

Three sacred mountains with shrines.

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Ginzan Onsen

One of Japan's nicest, old-fashioned onsen towns.

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Zao

Volcano with hot spring and ski resort.

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