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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.
 
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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JR Bus Tohoku runs an overnight bus service, the Sakuranbo, from [[Tokyo/Shinjuku|Shinjuku Station]] in [[Tokyo]]. The trip takes about 5 3/4 hours and costs ¥6300.
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Revision as of 20:51, 4 April 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.

By bus

JR Bus Tohoku runs an overnight bus service, the Sakuranbo, from Shinjuku Station in Tokyo. The trip takes about 5 3/4 hours and costs ¥6300.

Get around

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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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