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Yamadera Temple

Yamadera Temple

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Yamadera is a temple complex on a mountain top northeast of the city of Yamagata in the prefecture of the same name. Its official name is Risshakuji,..

Yamagata
Mount Haguro

Mount Haguro

Alena Eckelmann

Mount Haguro is considered sacred by followers of Japan’s Shinto religion and of Shugendo, an ancient Japanese tradition of mo..

Yamagata 3
Tendo Ningen Shogi

Tendo Ningen Shogi

Early Apr

Tendo Ningen Shogi is a “Human Chess” event that occurs every April in the city of Tendo, Yamagata. Set under rows of blooming..

Yamagata 2 Free
Hanagasa Matsuri

Hanagasa Matsuri

Early Aug

Hanagasa Matsuri is a dance festival which originiated in Obanazawa but is now celebrated across Yamagata every summer.

Yamagata 2 Free