Category: Yawata Area

Fudo Waterfall

Written on 2018-02-09 in Yawata Area

This impressive waterfall cascades from a height of 15 m and splits into segments as it flows over protruding rock. It is also known as “Kaiun Shussei” Waterfall.  

Tsuruma Pond

Written on 2018-02-09 in Yawata Area

This pond is a popular place for taking photographs and hiking. The fresh foliage in May and autumn colors in October are beautiful. Even without going for a hike, the pond can be viewed from above at the spot named “N...

Tamasudare Waterfall

Written on 2017-09-19 in Yawata Area

Tamasudare is the biggest plunge waterfall in Yamagata prefecture. Water falls from a height of 63 m at a width of 5 m. It is lit up for a time in spring and summer, and many people come to enjoy the wondrous view. There...

Mt. Chokai

Written on 2017-09-09 in Yawata Area

Located on the border with Akita prefecture, Mt. Chokai (2,236 m) is the tallest mountain in Yamagata prefecture and has been selected as one of the Best One Hundred Mountains of Japan. Because of its beauty, it is also ...

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