Welcome to Yamagata Prefecture
Visitors to Yamagata-ken (山形県), best known for the three sacred peaks of Dewa Sanzan, revered by yamabushi (mountain ascetics) and hikers alike, will be rewarded by the scenic beauty of mountain ranges and coastal vistas, the likes of which once enchanted the legendary travelling poet Matsuo Bashō... Read More
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Overnight Stay at Takinoyu Ryokan with Tatami and Twinbed
Takinoyu is a ryokan located in Tendo city in the Yamagata prefecture, the northern part of the Japanese mainland, Honshu. It is a popular ryokan with a history of over 100 years. You can choose from different room types -- traditional Japanese style, Western style, Japanese-Western style - with an open-air rotenburo onsen (outdoor hot spring). Your meals are prepared with fresh organic vegetables grown in the ryokan's own garden.