Yamagata Prefecture’s “Yamadera” – Amazing Snowy Scenery!SaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
You can reach Yamadera Station from Tokyo Station by taking the Yamagata Shinkansen for 2 hours and 30 minutes, then changing to the Senzan line at Yamagata Station and riding for about 20 minutes.
Tsuruoka Winter Festival Light UpSaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
The Tsuruoka Winter Festival, which creates a beautiful winter sight, lights up the area!
During the festival, the former Nishitagawa Government Office (now Chido Museum) and the museum Taihokan inside Tsuruoka Park are both lit up, creating a beautifully romantic nighttime snowscape.
Mogami River Basho Line Boat RideSaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
The Mogami River Basho Line Boat Ride offers guests the chance to enjoy the view and leisurely travel the Mogami River.
You leisurely float down the river, surrounded by nature’s majesty, while listening to the boatman singing the “Mogami River Boat Song.” The boat ride is available year-round, and even just a single person can board the boat.
Yama-Dera (Hōjusan Risshakuji Temple)SaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
This mountain temple, of the Tendai sect of Buddhism, is properly known as “Hōjusan Risshakuji Temple.”
It is a historical place, founded in 860 by Jikaku Daishi.
It is believed that, by climbing the stairs up the mountain one by one, desire and impurity are purged, helping you become a bright and sound person.
Yamagata Zao, the winter art --- Soft rime.SaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
Take about 2 and half hour by Yamagata shinkansen from Tokyo to central of Yamagata-Prefecture, north east regional of Japan, and change to bus from East Exis of Yamagata Station...