Deeply understand each location you visit.

Each prefecture, area, city and town all have their own unique characteristics. Explore each areas hidden wonders by its location here.

Yamagata Prefecture

Yamagata City / Murayama Region

As capital of the prefecture and home to Yamagata’s largest metropolitan population, Yamagata City has no shortage of activities, cuisine, nightlife, and lodging accommodations, as well as a variety of sightseeing and historic points of interest to keep visitors busy. The Murayama region includes Yamagata city and other cities and many of this region’s top sightseeing locations are found here. 

Sakata, Tsuruoka / Shonai Region

Blessed with towering mountains, vast open plains, and long stretches of rich coastline in Tsuruoka city and a highly influential historic port with delicious seafood and historical, cultural gems in Sakata city, the Shonai Region has an absolute treasure trove of hidden gems to explore.  

Okitama Region/ Mogami Region

The north and south regions of Yamagata Prefecture have stunning locations to be discovered.

Ginzan Onsen

Ginzan Onsen is a picture perfect hot spring town nestled in the mountains in the deep countryside of Yamagata Prefecture.

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Other prefectures

Mototaki Falls

Mototaki Falls is a waterfall located in an atmospheric mossy ravine of the Mount Chokai Geopark in the Tohoku region of Japan.

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Mt. Zao

Mt. Zao

Rising over 1,800 meters along the border between Yamagata and Miyagi, Mount Zao is a popular ski, hiking, and hot springs destination.

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Sendai City

Sendai is the capital of Miyagi Prefecture. As the largest city in Tohoku, it also serves as the gateway to this off-the-beaten-path region.

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Nakajimadai is a beautiful beech forest and wetland area featuring easy nature trails. It is located at the base of Mount Chokai in Akita.

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