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Yamagata: Yonezawa Uesugi Matsuri

Festival in commemoration of the famous warlord "Uesugi Kenshin (1530-1578)."

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Location: Uesugi-jinja Shrine, Matsukawa River and others, Yonezawa, Yamagata

JR Yamagata Shinkansen Line to Yonezawa Sta., and then walk 10 min.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

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