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

Explore interesting sights in Yonezawa, 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 Yonezawa, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Yonezawa

1. 林泉寺

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Rinsenji Temple (林泉寺) is a temple of the Soto sect located in Yonezawa City, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Kasuga. It is the Bodhi temple of the Uesugi family of Yonezawa Domain, and also the Bodhi temple of the same clan member Naoe Kanetsugu. In the early Edo period, the Uesugi family built it under Yonezawa Castle. In addition, the Uesugi family also built the Kasugayama Rinsenji Temple of the same name at the foot of the mountain of Kasugayama Castle during the time of the predecessor Nagao, and it also exists in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture to this day.

Wikipedia: 林泉寺 (米沢市) (JA)

2. 宮坂考古館

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The Miyasaka Archaeological Museum is a registered museum of Yamagata Prefecture located in Yonezawa City, Yamagata Prefecture. The project is owned by the Miyasaka Archaeological Museum. It houses more than 700 archaeological, historical, and folklore materials, mainly from the Yonezawa region, collected by former director Zensuke Miyasaka, the founder of the museum. The collection includes cultural properties related to the Yonezawa clan.

Wikipedia: 宮坂考古館 (JA)

3. 日朝寺

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Nichiren Temple (日朝寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in the town of Aioi, Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Kisshosan. The former main mountain is Tamazawa Myohokkeji Temple, 奠師法端 (奠統会). Enshrines the mudfoot Bishamonten. There is the grave of Chisaka Tarozaemon (Ishikawa Prefectural Ordinance, Okayama Prefectural Ordinance).

Wikipedia: 日朝寺 (米沢市) (JA)

4. 法音寺

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法音寺 アラツク / CC BY-SA 4.0

Hōonji (法音寺) is a temple of the Shingon sect Toyoyama sect located in Yonezawa City, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Hakkai. The main statue is Dainichi Nyorai. It is the Bodhi temple of the Uesugi family. It was built in 737 to mourn the bodhi of Fujiwara no Masateru, who was touring the world.

Wikipedia: 法音寺 (米沢市) (JA)

5. Uesugi Shrine

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Shangshan Shrine is a shrine located in Mize City, Yamagata Prefecture. Located in Songjiao Park (Mize City Site), it is dedicated to Shangshan Qianxin. The old company was the Bigger Official Coin Society. One of the popular shrines offering sacrifices to the ancestors from the late Edo period to the early Meiji period.

Wikipedia: 上杉神社 (JA)

6. 米沢市上杉博物館

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米沢市上杉博物館 contri from Yonezawa-Shi, Yamagata, Japan / CC BY-SA 2.0

Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum opened in the former grounds of Yonezawa Castle in Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, in 2001. The collection of some 18,800 objects includes the National Treasures Scenes In and Around the Capital , by Kanō Eitoku, and Uesugi Family Documents .

Wikipedia: Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum (EN)


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