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Matsugasaki-jinja Shrine松岬神社


This shrine is located across from the Yonezawa castle remains in Marunouchi, Yonezawa City. Uesugi Youzan, the chief of the historic Yonezawa clan, is enshrined here as well as Uesugi Kagekatsu and Naoe Kanetsugu. The primary annual festivals are in April and September. The April festival draws many worshipers and visitors, as it falls during the local major Yonezawa Uesugi Festival.

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place Yamagata Pref. Yonezawashi Marunouchi 1-1
phone 0238223189

Review of Matsugasaki Shrine

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Reviewed:2018/01/22 When in Yonezawa, start here
Originally the site of the castle of Yonezawa, the shrine commemorates the Uesugi family. This is the main attraction of Yonezawa. We visited for the Hatsumode (the first shrine visit for the year...
Reviewed:2016/06/28 A serene place
Nice setting, interesting shrine with a nice garden. A waterfall trickling down makes a nice sound as it empties into a nice pond. A quick interesting visit on the way to the Uesugi Kenshin shrine.
Reviewed:2018/11/06 駐車場の明かりに誘われて



Yamagata Pref. Yonezawashi Marunouchi 1-1 [map]



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Free to worship
Free to worship
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[Uesugi Shrine Corporate Office] 0238-22-3189

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Yamagata Main 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.