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Sakata overview

You can take in the local culture of Sakata at Sakata Observatory and Museum and Homma Museum of Art. While here, check out other local sights like Sokoji Temple and Former Honma Family Residence. Whatever your interests are, Sakata has something for you.

Where to stay in Sakata

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

How to get to Sakata

Fly in to Sakata (SYO-Shonai), 12.2 mi (19.7 km) from downtown Sakata. Yamagata (GAJ) is the next closest major airport, 41.4 mi (66.6 km) away.

What to see around Sakata

Known for its gardens, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Kart Soleil Mogami
  • • Kamo Aquarium
Art and museums are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Sakata Observatory and Museum
  • • Homma Museum of Art
  • • Kyu Abumiya
  • • Shonai Museum of History of Rice
  • • Ken Domon Museum of Photography
If you're interested in historical sites or temples, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Sokoji Temple
  • • Former Honma Family Residence
  • • Yakushi Shrine
  • • Teacher Atoku's House
  • • Zenpō-ji
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Hachimori Nature Park
  • • Tamasudare Fall
  • • Hiyoriyama Park
  • • Sakata City Museum of Art
  • • Mount Chōkai

When to visit Sakata

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

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