Yamagata

Intro

Yamagata prefecture is located on the western side of the Tohoku region and is known for its vast natural scenery and stunning panoramic views of the mountains and the Japan Sea.

Along with the beautiful sights, many visitors seek the great hot springs, nature, historic temples, and delicious seafood cuisine this area is known for. Well-known tourist spots of Yamagata include Ginzan Onsen, the mountain temple Risshakuji in Yamadera, and the Dewa Sanzan mountains.