Yamagata

酒田まつり

酒田まつり (Sakata Festival) is one of the biggest festivals in Yamagata. The festival began in 1609 and it has never skipped since then. The festival included parades of portable shrines…

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Sakura 10k

Atsumi Sakura Marathon is an annual event where participants run along the scenic cherry blossoms route. It takes place in a small village called Atsumi in Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture. Atsumi…

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Somaro

Somaro (相馬樓) is a traditional tea house located in Sakata City. It was originally named Somaya during the time when Sakata prospered in shipping. Dating back 200 years, the area…

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