Yamagata hands-on experience

Trip to Yamagata
Yamagata on-site training | See, and touch, and feel; and Marukajiri Yamagata

Local characteristic, culture, live science

Murayama area
Kaminoyama-shi
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Volost, Kaminoyama Hot Spring of Mokichi Saito spreading through the foot of Zao. Do you not go for castle town walk over samurai residence and Kaminoyama-jo Castle full of history romance?

Sightseeing in Kaminoyama-shi
Volunteer guide

Recommended experience

Step 1

We do warm-up and stretch and, to hear story of guide, leave!

Step 2

At good place of view "yoo-hoo!" We listen carefully and will hear echo!

Step 3

We walk using the five senses while being relaxed. We touch Thu, and let's feel power of nature

Step 4

In Mori of Shimizu, we cool arm and foot with cold spring and refresh!

Experience-based facility

Japanese oak bottom

Dewa highway Japanese oak rooming house which prospered as post town of daimyo's alternate-year residence in Tokyo in the Edo era. We can hear the history of Japanese oak rooming house handed down for a long time from local "jiichanzukurabu" guide in Yamagata dialect. Around straw work experience and hearth in old folk house, we can enjoy local cuisine.
■Address: Narage, Kaminoyama-shi
■Telephone: 023-672-0839
Sightseeing product association of Kaminoyama-shi
■FAX: 023-673-3622
Sightseeing product association of Kaminoyama-shi
■URL: http://kaminoyama-spa.com/
■Email: info@kaminoyama-spa .com
■Parking lot: Available
■Opening time: From 10:00 to 15:00

Kaminoyama Castle

Kaminoyama-jo Castle was the southernmost fort of Mogami and became stage of the offense and defense with Date and Uesugi of Yonezawa. Moat trace and stone wall leave reluctance of leaving at the time and become native district history museum which took in pictures now. Sightseeing volunteer guide shows around the hall.
■Address: 3-7 Motojonai, Kaminoyama-shi
■Telephone: 023-673-3660
■FAX: 023-687-0163
■URL: http://kaminoyama-castle.info/
■Email: info@kaminoyama-castle.info
■Parking lot: Available
■Opening time: From 9:00 to 16:45
(the last admission)

Hot spring castle town kaminoyama
We sense history and nature bodily for body and heart
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Kaminoyama Hot Spring which Kaminoyama-shi is located in the southeastern part of Yamagata Prefecture, and there is feature of Dewa highway,
It is historical hot-spring village of open hot water 555 years.

In the city every district Yumachi, Tokamachi, Shin-Yu, Takamatsu, Hayama, Kawasaki
There are many hot springs and calls these "Kaminoyama Hot Spring" collectively.
Other than Kura and mansion which there is old-fashioned taste to a lot of towns, and leave feature at the time of going,
It is dotted with Shinto shrine and temples, too.

In addition, there is one of 100 famous mountains in Japan Mount Zao in point that we went by car for 30-40 minutes.
Mt. Kumano-dake and Okama of 1,841 meters above sea level are famous, and visit that we walk is possible.

In here Kaminoyama, we can experience the history and trip that official notice, body and heart are enriched naturally.
Kaminoyama Hot Spring
Kaminoyama Hot Spring was called another name "Tsurusune-no-Yu Hot Springs", and the name was attached because crane healed foot. It is got close as Bihada-no-Yu promoting humidity retention effect gayoiatatamarino hot water, metabolism of skin. There are five footbaths and seven places of public bathhouses in the city and becomes place of rest of citizen and tourist.

Nature of village forest
There is village forest within walking distance from hot-spring resort and can enjoy flowers and firefly, autumn colors of the four seasons. In Zao Heights Bodaira of 1,000m above sea level, we can experience fresh green walking to walk in sunshine filtering through foliage and sum snowshoe trekking while we see Juhyo tree (tree rime) in winter during period.

Wait sightseeing volunteer guide and ~ Kaminoyama Hot Spring history to go, and walk; ~

In spite of being local sightseeing volunteer guide and contact,
We observe hermitage "spring rain hermitage" where Kaminoyama-jo Castle and samurai residence, pickled daikon chief bonze of a temple lived in.
We go round hot spring castle towns while observing the Kaminoyama Hot Spring birthplace.
Details
Use facility
  Kaminoyama-jo Castle, samurai residence, spring rain hermitage, the 15 shop head office
Experience-based menu
  Experience made with castle town walk and Japanese sweet
Presence of leader
  Sightseeing in Ltd. Kaminoyama-shi volunteer guide
Means of transportation
  Foot
The moving time required
  Approximately four hours 40 minutes

Experience-based contents

In Kaminoyama-jo Castle, we can learn display document and the picture dekaminoyamano history. Guide shows around the hall.

Samurai residence where is lined with four mansions which are left now. The Miwas can observe the hall.

As for lunch, samurai family dish which mom of the city owner of a noodle shop who can eat specialty of Yamagata Itasoba and vegetables sommelier makes is recommended.

In hermitage, spring rain hermitage of pickled daikon reverend, Matcha experience is possible in authentic Japanese-style room, too. (Reservation required)

We experience the making of Japanese sweet in well-established Japanese sweet shop in castle town.

Learning effect

We learn cityscape of castle town and local history inheritance, origin and the history of Kaminoyama Hot Spring.

Through contact with local person, we can learn about area.

Village forest Nature Experience ~ to enjoy for the Kaminoyama Hot Spring ~ five senses

With exclusive duty guide, we touch Thu and Wed in village forest which we can walk from hot-spring resort and,
We take a deep breath and are walking to enjoy for the five senses.
Courses has monument inscribed with a tanka poem of poet, Mokichi Saito from Kaminoyama and can observe precious plant and insect.
Details
Use facility
  Sightseeing product association of Kaminoyama-shi
Experience-based menu
  We walk Hayama, Nishiyama, village forest of Mt. Miyoshi with guide
Presence of leader
  Ltd. walking guide
The moving time required
  Experience-based two hours ~

Experience-based contents

We walk village forest with exclusive duty guide. In sunshine filtering through foliage, we walk while observing voice of bird and flower of season.

We can overlook the Kaminoyama city and Zao Peaks from superb view point. Big; let's hear echo aloud.

We lie in bed of Thu and we cool arm in well and walk in spite of being nature and contact.

Learning effect

We raise understanding, interest in nature.

We touch Thu and Wed and speak and sense nature bodily using the five senses.

We can learn from guide about kind of life and plant of wild bird seen in Courses.

| which comes in contact with person for living Impression experience

  • Ranch experience

    Cow or goat, duck, rabbit are bred at ranch and can come in contact with animals. Other than experiences such as milking or the making of butter, we perform acceptance of food education experience and can experience learning of life.

    Contact
    Zao mountain farm, Yamakawa ranch
    Location
    2191-23, Nagano, Kaminoyama-shi
    TEL
    023-679-2150
    FAX
    023-679-2150
    Acceptance period
    From May to October (Tuesday closed day)
    Target school year
    We do in particular (possible to infant ~ adult)
    The acceptance number of people
    Ranch experience two hours Courses (available more than 30 people)
    Experience-based time
    One hour ~
    Admission
    Ranch experience two hours Courses
    (more than 30 people operation one 1,400 yen ~),
    The making of butter (of 500 yen per person)
  • Zao Okama outskirts trekking

    We walk the mountains of Zao with guide, and let's feel power of Nature with skin. Fresh green trekking, we can enjoy sum snowshoe trekking in winter in the summer. Please see Okama of Zao by all means magnificent mysterious crater lake.

    Contact
    Zao riser outdoor school
    Location
    Zao Bodaira-kogen, Kaminoyama-shi
    TEL
    023-679-2311
    FAX
    023-679-2316
    Acceptance period
    Whole year
    Target school year
    Fourth grade at an elementary school ~
    (as for Okama outskirts trekking more than junior high student)
    The acceptance number of people
    To 150 people
    Experience-based time
    It varies according to Courses. Consultation required
    Admission
    It varies according to Courses. Consultation required
    URL
    http://www.zaoliza.co.jp/
  • Mori tour of the plant of Denroku Zao

    In Mori factory of Zao that is famous for Denroku bean, we can experience introductions such as facilities in visit of product packing process and explanation of drainage processing facility, home generation of electricity facilities and process of manufacture with picture.

    Contact
    Mori factory of Denroku Zao
    Location
    1, Zaonomori, Kaminoyama-shi
    TEL
    023-676-2666
    Acceptance period
    Whole year (we take a rest on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
    Target school year
    There is no limit
    The acceptance number of people
    Up to 120 people
    Experience-based time
    Approximately one hour
    (10:00 ~, 13:30 ~, 15:00 ~)
    Admission
    Free
    URL
    http://www.denroku.co.jp/
  • Ski experience

    In skiing area (Zao Sarukura skiing area, Zao Liza World skiing area, Kurohime skiing area) of three places of cities, we hold ski school. As expert instructor gives lessons in, we can enjoy skiing from beginner to senior. In Zao Liza World, we can see symbol "Juhyo tree (tree rime)" (ice monster) of winter Zao.

    Contact
    Zao Sarukura ski school
    Location
    Mt. Zao, Zao, Kaminoyama-shi 2843-1
    TEL
    023-679-2211
    FAX
    023-679-2606
    URL
    http://www.zao-sarukura.co.jp/

Information Desk

Sightseeing product association of Kaminoyama-shi
TEL: 023-672-0839 FAX: 023-673-3622
E-mail: info@kaminoyama-spa .com
http://kaminoyama-spa.com/

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