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Yamagata prefecture is located in the Tohoku region.
It is facing Sea of Japan and mountainous region. One of the most heavier snow area in Japan. You can enjoy winter sports.
There are many temples with lodge(yamadera). You can stay there and feel mysterious atmosphere.
A local products is rice , some kinds of fruits ,specially cherry.
In summer one of the famous festival Hanagasa matsuri is held. thousands of people with kimono perform the hanagasa dance.
  • Mt. Haguro
  • Yamadera
  • Yamagata
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