Kaminoyama-shi かみのやまし
It is Onsencho, post town, the town which is rare in the whole country where three gather of castle town
There is much highlight including Japanese oak rooming house, castle town around historical hot-spring village, Kaminoyama-jo Castle and samurai residence of 560 rest of life where there is feature of post town.
It is place of birth of poet, Mokichi Saito, and monument inscribed with a tanka poem is left at each site in city, too.
Various recreation facilities including Lina World and Zao Heights Bodaira of amusement park are fulfilling, too.
The symbol of the city is the splendid view from the Kaminoyama castle tower.

The high quality of the water of the Kaminoyama hot springs will revitalize and moisturize your skin, with its right amount of sodium, calcium, chloride and sulfate. It is known as the "beautiful skin hot water".
Public bathhouse and footbathing scatter, too and they wait and can enjoy walk and visiting spas.

We put great deal of effort in the foot of Zao and cultivate, and we made with harvested high quality grape, and in late years "kaminoyama wine becomes popular, too".
  • Name Kaminoyama-shi
  • Location 1-1-10, Kawasaki, Kaminoyama-shi
  • Phone number 023-672-1111
  • FAX number 023-672-1112
  • Contact information Tourism Division, City of Kaminoyama
  • URL http://www.city.kaminoyama.yamagata.jp/
  • Remarks Kaminoyama-Onsen Station (along the line): Yamagata Shinkansen, Ou Main Line
    Highway: Tohoku Chuo Expressway Yamagata Ueyama I.C
  • Others ■Main tourist facilities
    ・Zao Kogen Bodaira
    ・Kaminoyama Castle
    ・The Mokichi Saito Memorial
    ・ZAO Tairagura
    ・The former Ogata family house
    ・Lina World

    ■Main Events
    ・Yamagata wine bar in Kaminoyama Hot Spring
    ・Kaminoyama Hot Spring whole country scarecrow Festival
    ・Ueyama autumn festival
    ・Takamatsu Kannon bare mochi pounding(making rice cakes)
    ・Kaminoyama-shi folk event help bird

    ■Main special product
    Crimson dried persimmon fruit
    Soba noodles
    Konjac dishes
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[Last updated] May 20, 2018
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