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YAMAGATA

Japan's 8 Creepiest Shrines & Temples

Most temples and shrines will bring you a sense of harmony and peace. However, some also come with their share of unnerving events and creepy stories.

Yamagata Ski & Snowboard Guide

Snowboard through "ice monsters" in Yamagata!

Promoting the Healing Power of Nature

The Kaminoyama Onsen Kurort project is a wellness and leisure spot in Yamagata Prefecture that focuses on medical science-based healthy outdoor walks and invigorating visitors through local culinary and hot spring resources.

Yamagata's Rice Idols

Tsuyahime Uzen, Haenuki Shonai and Hitomebore Miyagi bring a dose of moe to one of the prefecture's signature products.

Nature’s Art: The Frost-Covered Trees of Zao

The mountains of the Zao Mountain Range are one of the defining natural features of the Tohoku region.

Japan's Top 3 Flower Parks

Being cocooned by sweet floral scents among a palette of bright colors will leave your nose and eyes calling out for more!

Fresh Accumulation at Japan's Top Snow Site

SnowJapan is greeting the 2015/2016 season with a sprawling travel section upgrade.

6 Incredible Spots for a Run in Japan

These spots in the Japanese countryside will make you want to break out your running shoes!

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