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Trip to Yamagata

Elegant Trip to Visit Hina Dolls and Kyoto Culture

Elegant Trip to Visit Hina Dolls and Kyoto Culture 
Hina Dolls and streetscape tell you
about the influence of Kyoto culture which brought by safflower commerce during your trip
Yamagata was once known as the leading safflower production area of the country.
Safflower and rice were transported to Kyoto and Osaka by Kitamae-bune ships.

On the way back to Yamagata, Kitamae-bune was loaded with wealth gained by safflower and Kyoto/Osaka culture;
Hina dolls were one among them.

Many of them have survived in various locations along Mogami River in the prefecture.
Come and visit Hina dolls exhibitions held within Yamagata from February to April
to appreciate both Hina dolls and Kyoto/Osaka culture.

Elegant Trip to Visit Hina Dolls and Kyoto Culture (Murayama Area)
Elegant Trip to Visit Hina Dolls and Kyoto Culture (Shonai Area)
 

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