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Yonezawa Castle Ruins / Matsugasaki Park

1 Marunochi, Yonezawa 992-0052, Yamagata Prefecture
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Very nice matsuri

Yonezawa matsuri is a special matsuri since it commemorates a famous historical battle between two... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
vincentParisFrance
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Paris France
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Uesuge Shrine and Samurai Village

Uesugi Shrine, Japanese gardens and history together with a center for visual arts. In February... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
brucekgarber
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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 Marunochi, Yonezawa 992-0052, Yamagata Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Yonezawa matsuri is a special matsuri since it commemorates a famous historical battle between two samourai clans. The battle is on the last day of the matsuri and it is worth seeing it. In case of full coin luggage lockers at yonezawa station a very...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Uesugi Shrine, Japanese gardens and history together with a center for visual arts. In February the community holds The festival of lights from this place where 300 snow lanterns are made and over 3000 candles light the way. Local vendors set up with hot food...More

Thank brucekgarber
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A great starting point for visiting the various shrines and monuments dedicated to the great Uesugi samurai clan. A large shrine dedicated to Kenshin Uesugi, the founder of the powerful clan in on the castle ruins ground. A great statue of the daimyo Kenshin. Many...More

1  Thank DYA717
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This place is great for sightseeing all year around. But this time of the year, it's also great for "hanami" (admiring the cherry blossoms, and partying). This park is one of the best spots for cherry blossoms in this area, with cherry trees surrounding the...More

Thank Kazz K
Reviewed 19 January 2014

There's nothing left of the castle here, except the moat and a bit of the ramparts, but the park was pretty. The central feature now is a large, well-appointed shrine, with some nice subordinate shrines around it. The moat is well maintained. It rained during...More

2  Thank Banda-in-Japan
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