Yonezawa is the southernmost city of Yamagata Prefecture of the Tohoku region of Japan. With hot summers and almost glacial winters Yonezawa residents experience the beauty of Japan’s seasons and nature all year round.
Historically, Yonezawa was a prospering castle town overseen by the Uesugi clan for 400 years. Relics of this rich history still remain today and bring tourists from all over the world. Yonezawa is also famous for its many leisure spots such as the famous Onsen hot springs and ski resorts dotted around the city.
Yonezawa’s cuisine such as Yonezawa’s famous beef, Ramen and Soba Noodles are well known throughout Japan and fruits such as apples and grapes are also renowned.
We look forward to welcoming you to Yonezawa – a city in tune with both history and nature.
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