ADVENTURE AWAITS IN TOHOKU
Tsuruoka City is located in the western part of Yamagata Prefecture alongside the Sea of Japan. In 2014, it became designated as the first UNESCO ‘Creative City of Gastronomy’ in Japan. Three "Japan Heritages” are featured here: Dewa Sanzan's Journey of Rebirth, the Samurai Silk, and the Kitamae-bune Maritime Road.
Other unique attractions that make Tsuruoka a valuable destination include 1400 year old sacred mountains: Mt. Haguro, Mt. Gassan, and Mt. Haguro; beautiful forests; the Kamo Aquarium, which boasts the biggest jellyfish display in the world; and a unique culinary culture.
23 Sept 2023
Kabuki & Night Events at Matsugaoka Silk Farms
A special performance by Nakamura Hashigo, a kabuki actor from Tsuruoka, will be held in the illuminated 5th silkworm room of the Matsukeoka Kaikonjo(Matsugaoka Reclamation Site). The illumination events will continue throughout until early October.