Yamagatacity

Downtown Yamagata Bar Hopping

Yamagata is an excellent place to discover Japan’s scenic beauty and ancient culture, but your adventure doesn’t have to end at sundown. The prefecture’s

Kaminoyama Cycling Tour

Glide through the wide open rice fields and vast fruit orchards surrounding the hot spring city of Kaminoyama just south of Yamagata City. During

Takikome Rice with Chef Sawatari

Work alongside Chef Kichibei Sawatari, the head chef and owner of Chitosekan.  This historic ryotei is a high class Japanese restaurant that is one

The Art of Kimono

Gain exclusive access into one of the artisan studios of Tomihiro, one of the top 3 kimono producers in Japan that has been making

Tofu Workshop in a Traditional Japanese Storehouse

Work alongside Mrs. Horikawa, a longtime resident of Yamagata City who runs a series of cultural workshops in her beautiful traditional Japanese storehouse that

Tomihiro Kimono Rentals

Rent a kimono from Tomihiro, one of Japan’s most famous kimono manufacturers.  You can wear these kimono around Yamagata City and even rent them

Yamadera Hiking Tour

This tour starts in town and follows the pilgrim path up the 1,015 stone steps of the temple. Our first stop will be at

Yamagata City Izakaya Course

Enjoy a special 2 hour dinner and drinking course right in the heart of downtown Yamagata City. This course includes all you can drink

Yamagata Wagyu BBQ

As one of the top 6 wagyu regions of Japan, Yamagata boasts some of the most buttery smooth and absolutely delicious wagyu in all