Area Distribution : Yamagata

Namegawa Great Falls

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Sightseeing Guide: Yonezawa

Yonezawa (米沢) is the area of beef and Uesugi Kenshin. Yonezawa beef is one of the best beef brand in Japan. With the Uesugi clan who was the feudal lord of this domain, they developed great food calture here. This area is surrounded by many mountains, therefore, it has heavy snow in winter. It has many Onsen as well. Uesugi clan is the decendant of the famous lord, Uesugi Kenshin. There are many Uesugi related spot in this area.