Sightseeing and activities
Have the greatest slides in Tsuruoka's ski resorts and experience Tohoku's snow.
Seek spiritual awakening in one of the Three Main Soto Zen Buddhist Temples in Japan.
Get out of time in Gyokusenji's Japanese Zen Garden, a Japanese Monument of Scenic beauty.
History & Culture
Our Japanese Heritages
Discover all the sites and concepts registered in the government's list of Japan Heritages
Important Cultural properties
Have a look at all the properties in Tsuruoka listed in the government's list of National Important Cultural Properties.
Visit the shrine dedicated to the souls of the lords that once ruled the region: the Shonai Clan.
Matsugaoka's Silk Farms
Where the "Samurai Silk" was born, and still produced to this day.
UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy
Explore new tastes and combinations of flavors you never had imagined before!
Want to see Tsuruoka's cherry blossoms or Dewa Sanzan's red leaves? See our calendar.