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Mount Zao

Mount Zao

5 (1Review)

Mount Zao is a 1,841-meter-high volcano between Yamagata and Miyagi prefectures in the northern Tohoku region. It is one of Tohoku's most famous attractions,..

Yamagata
Zao Snow Monster Festival

Zao Snow Monster Festival

Early Feb

The Zao Snow Monsters rival Nagano's Snow Monkeys in popularity and they are one of Japan's winter attractions not to be..

Yamagata 3 Free
Kasedori Festival

Kasedori Festival

Mid Feb

Kasedori Festival, or “Strawbird Festival”, is a unique yet bizarre Japanese event. Performers gather at Kaminoyama Castle dre..

Yamagata 3 Free
Trekking on Mount Zao

Trekking on Mount Zao

Alena Eckelmann

Zao Mountain - Trekking across a volcanic landscape in summer and skiing in winter, plus winding down in hotspring waters.

Yamagata 3
Mount Haguro

Mount Haguro

Mount Haguro is one of the Three Mountains of Dewa in the city of Tsuruoka, the ancient province of Dewa, Japan. As the lowest of the three mountains,..

Yamagata
Yamagata in Winter 13

Yamagata in Winter

Amber Mezbourian

With winter comes the opportunity to experience a different side to life in Yamagata. Snow festivals, winter sports and onsen are..

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