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Art&Culture in Yamagata

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  • Yamagata Prefecture Local Museum Bunshokan
    178 Reviews
    Reference/Local/Exhibition/Literature Museum
    Yamagata Pref. Yamagatashi Hatagomachi 3-4-51

    When our guide suggested a visit to the old prefecture administration building, I was skeptical. However, we ended up spending well over an hour. In fact, once I discovered the exhibit of a local...

  • Yamagata City Folk Museum (Former Saiseikan Hospital Main Building)
    76 Reviews
    Reference/Local/Exhibition/Literature Museum
    Yamagata Yamagata-shi Kajomachi 1-1

    It’s a little museum, located inside Yamagata Castle Park, north of Yamagata Station, about 13mins walk (1.1km) Honestly, it was in our plan as it look like “just an old building. We decided to pay...

  • Yamagata Museum of Art
    49 Reviews
    Art Museum
    Yamagata Pref. Yamagatashi Otemachi 1-63

    Living in Paris, I go quite often to Orsay or marmottan museums. The 40 paintings exposed (monet, pissaro, van dongen, Chagall,... ) are very fine. There are very well representating the period...

  • Mogami Yoshiaki Historical Museum
    52 Reviews
    Museum / Science Museum
    Yamagata Yamagata-shi Otemachi 1-53


  • Chido Museum
    50 Reviews
    Museum / Science Museum
    Yamagata Pref. Tsuruokashi Kachushinmachi 10-18


Yamagata Areas


Although often overlooked, Yamagata prefecture by no means lacks appeal: the Yamadera temple trail through the mountains, deliciously tender Yonezawa wagyu, and over 100 steaming hot springs, most notably Zao Onsen, await visitors. When winter comes, the snowcapped peaks become dotted with skiers by day and onsen-goers by night, while summer brings the celebration of juicy Yamagata cherries.

Yamagata Photo Album