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Tsuruoka overview

Tsuruoka is unique for its wineries, marina, and temples. You'll enjoy the area's parks, aquarium, and historical sites. Families can spend some quality time at Kamo Aquarium and Kart Soleil Mogami. Be sure stop by Churenji Temple and Dainichibo Temple while you're here. Tsuruoka is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Tsuruoka

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Tsuruoka has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Tsuruoka with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Tsuruoka hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Tsuruoka hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Tsuruoka

Fly in to Sakata (SYO-Shonai), 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from downtown Tsuruoka. Yamagata (GAJ) is the next closest major airport, 33.3 mi (53.6 km) away.

What to see around Tsuruoka

Fun activities such as strolling the marina, skiing, and wine tasting are at hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Yura Port
  • • Dewanoyuki Sake Brewery Museum
Known for its aquarium, the area's attractions include:
  • • Kamo Aquarium
  • • Kart Soleil Mogami
If you're interested in historical sites, monuments, or temples, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Churenji Temple
  • • Dainichibo Temple
  • • Chidokan
  • • Taihinkan
  • • Shonai Shrine
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Tsuruoka Park
  • • Heishindo Former Kazama Family Residence
  • • Chidō Museum
  • • Zenpō-ji
  • • Nangakuji Temple

When to visit Tsuruoka

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 26°F night
  • April-June: 75°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 56°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 29°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 6.38 inches
  • April-June: 13.31 inches
  • July-September: 19.57 inches
  • October-December: 8.27 inches