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'''Yamagata''' (山形) is the prefectural capital of [[Yamagata (prefecture)|Yamagata]] prefecture.
 
'''Yamagata''' (山形) is the prefectural capital of [[Yamagata (prefecture)|Yamagata]] prefecture.
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===By train===
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The '''Yamagata Shinkansen''' zips from [[Tokyo]] to Yamagata in 2:45 at a cost of ¥10690, and continues onward to [[Shinjo]].  The dirty little secret, though, is that from [[Fukushima]] onward the Shinkansen travels on an ordinary track and thus at ordinary speeds.
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* [[Yamadera]], the Mountain Temple, is nearby and the main tourist draw in these parts.
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* The holy mountains of [[Dewa Sanzan]] are within striking distance of Yamagata.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:15, 31 January 2006

Yamagata (山形) is the prefectural capital of Yamagata prefecture.

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Get in

By train

The Yamagata Shinkansen zips from Tokyo to Yamagata in 2:45 at a cost of ¥10690, and continues onward to Shinjo. The dirty little secret, though, is that from Fukushima onward the Shinkansen travels on an ordinary track and thus at ordinary speeds.

Get around

See

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out

  • Yamadera, the Mountain Temple, is nearby and the main tourist draw in these parts.
  • The holy mountains of Dewa Sanzan are within striking distance of Yamagata.




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