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Art&Culture in Yamagata

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  • Yamagata Prefecture Local Museum Bunshokan
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    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)
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    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
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    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
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    52 Reviews
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    Yamagata Yamagata-shi Otemachi 1-53

    1989年に開館した最上義光と最上氏を顕彰することを目的とした博物館で山形城からも近く、入場は無料となっています。最上家特に多くの偉業残した義光(11代当主)に関わる遺品などが多く展示されています。最上義光公所用三十八間金覆輪筋兜は必見です。また、長谷堂合戦の図屏風で合戦様子を知ることができます。

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

    江戸・明治の歴史建築が立ち並び、庄内藩酒井家伝来の史料や庄内地方の考古・歴史・民俗・美術資料が、観られます。鶴岡観光をするなら絶対外せない場所です。

Yamagata Areas

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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