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Trip to Yamagata| Events

Yonezawa Uesugi Festival よねざわうえすぎまつり
One of the biggest events which announces the arrival of spring to Yonezawa
Events such as opening parade, ceremony to pray for victory, pageant in armor, and re-enactment of the Battle of Kawanakajima take place with alacrity. Especially, the Battle of Kawanakajima is strongly recommended.
Audience reacts with cheers at the sight of the collision of 700-strong armies of both Uesugi and Takeda, and the impressive performance of arquebus hackbuts.

  • Name Yonezawa Uesugi Festival
  • Schedule Annually from April 29 to May 3
  • Date Sunday, April 29, 2018
    ~ Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Location Yonezawa-shi
  • Contact information Yonezawa Uesgi Festival Planning Committee (Yonezawa Tourist Convention Assosication)
  • Phone number 0238-22-9607
  • URL
  • Admission Admission free; paid box seat available for the Battle of Kawanakajima
  • Access From JR Yonezawa Station of Yamagata Shinkansen: 10 min by car (Matsugasaki Park)
    From JR Yonezawa Station of Yamagata Shinkansen: 10 min on foot (Matsukawa River riverbed)
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[Last updated] February 19, 2018
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