Yamagata

Split into a the valley basin and the Shonai Plain, Yamagata is home to many natural onsen as well as a culture of mountain asceticism.

Nov 15, 2019

Uketamo (I Accept)

Uketamo (I Accept)

Yamagata's Shonai Plain is home to a unique culture of Yamabushi mountain ascetics that have been training on the Dewa Sanzan for centuries.

Mar 13, 2018

Yamagata Winters

Yamagata Winters

Located in the center of Tohoku, Yamagata is home to all sorts of wintery fun. From Ginzan Onsen to Mt. Zao, there's something for everyone

Jun 29, 2017

The Heights of Yamadera

The Heights of Yamadera

Found in rural Yamagata Prefecture, Yamadera is one of northern Japan’s most picturesque attractions. Don't miss this one when in Tohoku!