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Yonezawa overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Yonezawa at landmarks like Matsugasaki Park and Keji Maeda's Tomb. While here, check out other local sights like Kasugasan Rinsenji Temple and Miyasaka Museum. Yonezawa is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Yonezawa

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

How to get to Yonezawa

Fly in to Yamagata (GAJ), 41.1 mi (66.2 km) from downtown Yonezawa.

What to see around Yonezawa

Fun activities like skiing and snowboarding are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Urabandai Ski Area
  • • Urabandai Nekoma Ski Area
  • • Shichikasyuku Ski Area
  • • Mount Bandai
  • • Iizaka Onsen
Art and museums are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Miyasaka Museum
  • • Yonezawa Uesugi Museum
  • • Keishō-den
  • • Hirosuke Hamada Memorial Museum
  • • Yamagata Prefectural Ukitamu Fudoki-no-oka Archaeological Museum
If you're interested in historical sites, monuments, or temples, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Kasugasan Rinsenji Temple
  • • Uesugi Jinja Shrine
  • • Matsugasaki Shrine
  • • Matsugasaki Park
  • • Keji Maeda's Tomb
Its hot springs, parks, and riverfront are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Mount Azuma-kofuji
  • • Lake Hibara
  • • Nakatsugawa Canyon
  • • Goshikinuma Lake
  • • Eboshiyama Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Yonezawa City Hall
  • • Uesugi Memorial
  • • Clan Uesugi’s Mausoleum
  • • Takahata Winery
  • • Akutsu Hachiman Shrine

When to visit Yonezawa

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