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Japan is situated in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The area of Japan is 377,873 square kilometers, nearly equivalent to Germany and Switzerland combined or slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands.

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Use the "JNTO TRAVEL PLANNER" for train and map information helpful in traveling around Japan.

  • By simply entering the departing and arrival station, get an overview of train transfer method, fares, and travel time.
  • By simply selecting the arrival airport and major train stations around Japan, find routes to stations nearest your destination.
  • Display a map of the arrival train station and areas surrounding sightseeing spots.

Read the "Usage Guide" and use this service for a safe and enjoyable trip in Japan.

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Uesugi Museum

The Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum, which is situated on the ruins of Yonezawa Castles Ninomaru (secondary castle), houses the historical and cultural heritage of the City including historical treasures relating to Uesugi Kenshin, a warlord in the Sengoku (Warring-States) Period (1493-1573), and other national treasures such as Uesugi Folding Screen Paintings of Kyoto. Under the title of "Okitama and Yonezawa in the Edo Period (1603-1867)," its permanent collection exhibits historical and cultural documents relating to the Yonezawa domain and the Uesugi lords. Its special exhibitions feature the history of Okitama, Uesugi culture, history and art, and local artists and their works. The Yozan Theater presents the biography and career of the Yonezawa load Uesugi Yozan who restored the domain.'

1-2-1 Marunouchi, Yonezawa-shi, Yamagata

Admission Fee
400 yen

4th Wednesday of each month (Apr.-Nov.), Mondays (Dec.-Mar.), New Years holidays'

JR Yonezawa Station/Bus/Uesugi-jinja-mae Bus Stop/On foot/1 min.

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