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YAMAGATA PREFECTURE

Yamagata is known for mountains, hot springs, agricultural products and temples. Enjoy seasonal activities such as winter sports and hiking in the spectacular countryside. Immerse yourself in the history of Sakata’s still-functioning, Meiji-era rice storehouses, and enjoy a taste of the cherry culture in Sagae. Yamagata is also well-known for its traditional arts and crafts, such as lacquerware.

Prefectural Capital

Yamagata City

icon-airplaneAirports

Shonai Airport
Yamagata Airport

icon-shinkansenMain Train Stations

Shinjo Station
Yamagata Station

JAPAN - 100 HIDDEN TOWNS

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Japan – 100 Hidden Towns is a travel guidebook to Japan off-the-beaten-track – the lesser known towns, where quiet, bucolic ways of life, and proudly maintained local history and traditions can be found. 100 towns, selected from all of the country’s 47 prefectures, are reviewed with a focus on nature, culture, food, access, and key dates – each illustrated with colourful photographs. Information on each of Japan’s eight regions and their major tourist attractions, general advice for travellers, and listings of useful phrases are also provided, helping visitors to maximise the enjoyment of their travels. Over 400 pages of colour photographs and useful information.

PUBLISHER : NELLIE’S ENGLISH BOOKS 
ISBN : 9784905527497