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Trip to Yamagata

Visit Yamadera Risshakuji Temple and historic spots related to Basho


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Visit Yamadera Risshakuji Temple and historic spots related to Basho

Yamagata Station

It is approximately 30 minutes by car

Risshaku-ji Temple

 

Location Yamagata-shi

Plan for stay time: Approximately two hours

 

Risshaku-ji Temple

Jikaku Daishi is heap of opened Tendai sect by Imperial prayer of the (860) Emperor Seiwa in 860. Even phrase of Basho Matsuo called "voice of cicada sinking into calmness and rock" is known.
 

It is approximately five minutes by car

Yamaderafugano-Kuni [lunch]

 

Location Yamagata-shi

Plan for stay time: Approximately one hour

 

Yamaderafugano-Kuni

It is tourist facility where Gifts or taste of Yamagata Prefecture built on hill which can overlook whole view of Risshaku-ji Temple gather. Japanese style restaurant "amusement building," there are Japanese-style eating and drinking facilities such as cafe "sweet incense buildings", too.
 

The adjacency

The Basho Memorial

 

Location Yamagata-shi

Plan for stay time: Approximately one hour

 

Not only works of Basho Matsuo and his disciples but also information concerning Oku-no-Hosomichi are on display.
Exhibitions on themes such as Oku-no-Hosomichi, haiku literature, and Japanese literature are held occasionally.

It is approximately 50 minutes by car

Basho Seifu History Museum

 

Location Obanazawa-shi

Plan for stay time: Approximately one hour 20 minutes

 

Basho Seifu History Museum

History museum which was opened for the purpose of learning the history, and telling descendant carefully.
It is precious remains of an ancient structure conveying finished figure of house in the town in the Edo era in the Obanazawa district.

It is approximately 30 minutes by car

We make a tour of hot spring walk & power spots for nostalgic feeling [accommodation]

 

Location Obanazawa-shi

Plan for stay time: Accommodation

 

Ginzan Hot Springs

We can take a walk through hot-spring resort in clothes of romance retro-like which matched cityscape of drifting Ginzan Hot Springs in the Taisho era. In addition, Ginzan Hot Springs is dotted with various types of power spots.
 

A Ginzan Hot Springs night

It is approximately one hour by car

Hojin-no-Ie (old border agent's residence)

 

Location Mogami-machi

Plan for stay time: Approximately 50 minutes

 

Hojin-no-Ie (old border agent's residence)

It is private house where we stayed at in Yamagata Prefecture first on the way which Basho Matsuo hurries to Dewa country. In 1969, we were appointed to important cultural property of country as the oldest thing in private house.
 

It is approximately one hour by car

Mogami barge descent experience [making soba, raft descent, having a swim in a river]

 

Location Tozawa-mura

Plan for stay time: Approximately two hours

 

Mogami barge descent

As spot to be able to enjoy in families leisurely, raft descent and Soba Making Experience, having a swim in a river experience are possible commencing with ship descent.
 
 

It is approximately 40 minutes by car

National treasure, Haguro-san Five-storied Pagoda

 

Location Tsuruoka-shi

Plan for stay time: Approximately one hour

 

Haguro-san Five-storied Pagoda

It is the northeastern oldest tower and is informed with the Masakado Taira foundation in the Heian era. Light up is carried out in summer, too.

 

It is approximately 30 minutes by car

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