Mount Haguro

History

Bunshokan

Bunshokan

Built in 1877, The Bunshokan is the old prefectural capital of Yamagata and today it serves as a history museum in Yamagata City.

yamadera

Yamadera

Once visited by poet Matsuo Basho, Yamadera is the collective name given to the thirty temples creviced into the ancient slopes of Mt. Hoju.

Akutsu Hachiman Shrine

Akutsu Hachiman Shrine

Located in Takahata City, Yamagata, Akutsu Hachiman Shrine is said to have brought victory in battle and a bountiful harvest to the region for centuries.