A city park located on the former site of Yamagata Castle which had been built in the 14th century. While viewing the historic site with vestiges of the castle, you can enjoy a walk through the park. During mid-April, 1500 cherry trees blossom so that the area becomes the foremost place for sakura in Yamagata.
An onsen village in the middle of Mt. Zao which boasts a spring quality that has been dubbed “the hot waters for beautiful women”. If you arrive in the evening, take a walk through the village. The old-fashioned townscape is lit up so that you can enjoy that nostalgic scene of an onsen village. Relax at the foot baths and hot spring facilities in town. You can also enjoy the local dishes.