Exploring Yamagata with Kim Dao and Abroad in Japan
Ginzan Onsen is a hot spring town that consists of only one street with shops and ryokan lining each side of it, and a small stream flowing down the middle. It is said that this is the place that inspired the location for Miyazaki Hayao's famous movie "Spirite
Zao Onsen is a hot spring resort located in Yamagata. The area is also famous heavy snowfalls and popular ski resorts.
Zao Onsen Ski Resort is a popular area for winter sports and is located close to the hot spring resort of Zao.
Dewa Sanzan are three sacred mountains in Yamagata called Gassan, Haguro-san and Yudono-san, each topped with a shrine.
Yamadera Soba no Enzou
Yamadera Soba no Enzou is a traditional Japanese soba noodle restaurant in Yamagata.
Marine Park Nezugaseki is a beach with reduced muddiness and calmed waves due to the use of gravel, and is popular among families. There is also a green grass area, an event space and a sports area.
Izu Kokeshi is a traditional wooden toy shop, craft store and workshop located close to Ginzan onsen in Yamagata prefecture.