6 Sights in Tsuruoka, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Tsuruoka, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Tsuruoka, Japan.

Sightseeing Tours in Tsuruoka

1. Mt. Haguro

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Mt. Haguro Crown of Lenten rose / CC BY 3.0

Mount Haguro is one of the Three Mountains of Dewa in the city of Tsuruoka, the ancient province of Dewa, Japan. It is a large shrine complex with a major Shinto shrine associated with Shugendo. As the lowest of the three mountains, standing at 414 m (1,358 ft), it is the only one that is accessible throughout the year. By contrast Gassan Shrine and Yudonosan Shrine, which are closed during winter due to heavy snowfall. Because of this it is considered the main shrine.

Wikipedia: Dewa Shrine (EN)

2. Higashitagawa Cultural Center

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The Higashidagawa Cultural Memorial Hall is a memorial hall in Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture. The building of the former Higashidagawa County Office and the former Higashitagawa -gun Congress Hall is designated as a designated tangible cultural property designated by Yamagata Prefecture, and the site is designated as a national historic site as the former Higashidagawa County Office and County Conference Hall.

Wikipedia: 東田川文化記念館 (JA), Website

3. 注連寺

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注連寺 funioti-taro / CC BY-SA 3.0

Churenji is a temple of the Shingon Somiyama faction (Shinjin Shinjun sect) in Oshima, Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture. After the war, there was a time when he was temporarily independent as Omotoyama of the New Shinsei Shingon Suneyama school. The mountain is Yudenyama. The principal is Dainichi Nyorai.

Wikipedia: 注連寺 (JA)

4. 荘内神社

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Shonai Shrine is a shrine located in Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. The four ancestors of the Sakai family, the lord of the Shonai domain, are enshrined as shrine deities. One of the shrines dedicated to the feudal ancestors that was popular from the late Edo period to the early Meiji period.

Wikipedia: 荘内神社 (JA)

5. 鶴岡市立藤沢周平記念館

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The Shuhei Fujisawa Memorial Museum is a municipal literary museum in Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture, commemorating the writer Shuhei Fujisawa, who was born in the same area. Located in Tsuruoka Park (Tsurugaoka Castle Ruins), it opened on April 29, 2010.

Wikipedia: 鶴岡市立藤沢周平記念館 (JA)

6. Kamo Aquarium

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Tsuruoka Municipal Kamo Aquarium is an aquarium located in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. In 2005, it exceeded Monterey Bay Aquarium in California regarding the number of jellyfish display types and holds the Guinness World Records for this exhibition.

Wikipedia: Kamo Aquarium (EN), Website


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