1. About Yonezawa

  2. Tourism Spots

  3. History

  4. Yonezawa Cuisine

  5. Onsen

  6. Festivals

  7. 米織物

    Souvenirs & Crafts

  8. Activities

  9. Nature & Flowers

  10. Ski Resorts

  11. Hiking

  12. Access

  1. Tourism Spots

  2. Famous and Historic Spots

  3. Museums

  4. Local Crafts and Specialties

  5. Activities

  6. Yonezawa Beef

  7. Hot Spring Inns

  8. Hotels and Accommodation

  9. Tourism Information Center

  10. Historical Figures

Otaka Poppo

Otaka Poppo

This local craft has a history of 1200 years, being passed down for generations. The otaka poppo itself is a simple but beautiful craft, being carved with a single tool and painted afterward.

お鷹ぽっぽ

Yonezawa Fabric

Yonezawa Fabric

While the history of Yonezawa fabric goes back 400 years, its development ramped up during the rule of Uesugi Yozan. The fabric was originally made with ramie and eventually switched to silk. It became famous throughout all of Japan and is used nowadays in many different products, including bags and neckties.

米織物

Local Sake

Local Sake

The harsh winters of Yonezawa are said to lead to delicious sake. Make sure to try the award-winning sake for yourself during your stay.