4 days in Yamagata Itinerary

4 days in Yamagata Itinerary

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— 3 nights


Yamagata ©
The town of Yamagata and its surrounding prefecture have a wealth of attractions, both man-made and natural.
Ginzan Onsen and Mt.Haguro- Dewasanzan Sanjin Gosaiden will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Yamagata Museum of Art and Yamadera Senju-in Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Yotteke Popora (in Higashine), Tsuruoka (Heishindo-Former Kazama Family Residence, Mt.Haguro- Cedat Trees along the Approach, &more) and Miyagi Zao Eboshi Resort (in Zao-machi). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emmei Jizoson, don't miss a visit to Takifudo, and steep yourself in history at Yamagatajoato Ninomaruhigashi Otemon.

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If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are Sendai Airport and Niigata Airport. December in Yamagata sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yamagata

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tsuruoka, Yotteke Popora, Miyagi Zao Eboshi Resort, Ginzan Onsen
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Yamagata Museum of Art ©
Yamagata Museum of Art
Ginzan Onsen ©
Ginzan Onsen
Miyagi Zao Eboshi Resort ©
Miyagi Zao Eboshi Resort