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(山形 Yah-mah-gah-tah)

Realm of Temples and Hot Springs

Yamagata Prefecture is a treasure trove of scenic beauty, historic temples, and renowned hot springs. Nestled in the mountainous region of Tohoku, it offers seasonal delights from cherry blossoms to snow festivals, making it a year-round destination for nature and culture enthusiasts.

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Yamadera Temple

Perched atop a hill and accessible via a scenic trail of stone steps, Yamadera Temple offers stunning views and a peaceful retreat. This historic temple, founded over a thousand years ago, is a spiritual site that captivates with its serene atmosphere and panoramic vistas.