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Yamagata Food Guide

Written by Odigo Travel

Yamagata DashiYamagata Dashi, while at first may sound like a type of soup, is actually a series of finely chopped vegetables and condiments, seasoned with soy

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Yamagata Access Guide

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Yamagata prefecture is relatively accessible by train, plane and bus. The prefecture has its own dedicated airport, as well as a station connected by Shinkansen

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Yamagata 1-day-tour Itinerary

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Most of Yamagata tourist destinations, aside from some that are incredibly far off or require cars like the Ginzan Onsen, are within easy train distance from th

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The Best Times to Visit Yamagata

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Photo Cred: Flickr user kazuletokyoite [email protected]/141823491/Thousand-Sakura River in Spring The Mogami River, one of the most rapid rivers in Japan, is also

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First Time in Yamagata

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Photo Cred: Flickr user [email protected]/14740433577/Yama-dera Temple The Yama-dera Temple is known mostly for being the place where famous Japanese

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Pilgrim for a day

Written by Nami Komorebispirit

In the heart of Yamagata prefecture lies Haguro-san, one of the three sacred mountains forming the Dewa Sanzan (Three mountains of Dewa). Standing at 414m (1,35

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7 things to try when in Yamagata!

Written by Sam Lesmana

On a week-long trip around Yamagata Prefecture, I found myself falling in love with the countryside, the quiet but impressive temples and shrines, the kindness