Akutsu Hachiman Shrine is one of the old shrine located in Yamagata. It was established in 860 by Priest Jigaku or Minamoto no Yoshiie. It has a beautiful 3 stories pagoda and shrines. The Kaguraden was constructed in 15th century.
-3 stories Pagoda-
Constarcuted in 1797. It has very beautiful carving arts which is very rare design for a pagoda in Japan.