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Yamagata overview

You can take in the local culture of Yamagata at Yamagata Museum of Science and Industry and Yamagata Manabikan. Don't miss your chance to see sights like Utakake Inari Shrine and Kajo Park. Yamagata is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Yamagata

A welcoming city for everyone, Yamagata offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. There are 37 hotels in Yamagata and you can shop as many as 20 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 35%. We have room prices as low as 25 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Yamagata as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 21 4-star hotels from 34 USD per night
  • • 62 3-star hotels from 33 USD per night

How to get to Yamagata

Fly into Yamagata (GAJ), 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the heart of Yamagata.

What to see around Yamagata

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Yamagata Museum of Science and Industry
  • • Yamagata Manabikan
  • • Yamagata City Local History Museum
  • • Yamagata Prefectural Museum
  • • Mogami Yoshiaki Historical Museum
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Utakake Inari Shrine
  • • Horetsu Shrine
  • • Nanukamachi Palaca Weir
  • • Yamagata Castle
  • • Yudonosan Shrine
Its countryside, hot springs, and parks offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Kajo Park
  • • Momiji Park
  • • Tendo Park
  • • Hayama Hot Spring
  • • Zao Bodaira Highlands
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Yamagata Museum of Art
  • • Bunshokan
  • • Senshoji Temple
  • • Sato Museum of History and Culture
  • • Zao Sky Cable

When to visit Yamagata

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

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