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Notices

Yonezawa Sightseeing Passport for Uesugi Cultural Facilities is On Sale!

The Yonezawa Sightseeing Passport is a special ticket that lets you enter 4 out of Yonezawa’s 6 main tourist attractions without having to buy extra entry tickets, and it’s now up for sale!

Enjoy Yonezawa conveniently with this bargain of a deal! If you’d love to learn about the history and culture of Yonezawa castle town back in the day, then the Sightseeing Passport is perfect for you!

Using the passport comes with the following bonuses:

–    Yonezawa-themed tenugui (traditional Japanese handtowel)
–    A chance to participate in a lucky draw to win various prizes like local specialty products
–    Assorted coupons that can be used in stores in Yonezawa
–    A chance to enter a lucky draw for various goodies if you solve the riddles at each site and send your answers over LINE!

Sale Period: 1st April 2024 (Monday) ~ 30th November 2024 (Saturday)

Price: 2,000 yen (Tax included)

Facilities Covered by the Sightseeing Pass

Uesugi Shrine Keishoden
This building serves as the Uesugi Shrine’s treasure house which stores and displays swords, armour and many more. The swords and armour used by Uesugi Kenshin, Uesugi Kagekatsu, and Naoe Kanetsugu are must-sees!

Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum
The museum stores and exhibits various artifacts that have connections to the Uesugi clan, including national treasures! Equipped with a mini theater, the museum introduces visitors to a breakdown of the history and culture of Yonezawa through various means. The national treasure, Rakuch? Rakugaizu By?bu (Uesugi Version), is also on display from 20th April to 19th May, and from 12th October to 10th November.

Uesugi Mausoleum
Located at the nationally designated heritage site, Yonezawa Domain Lord Mausoleum, the facility houses the remains of an extensive line of domain lords, from Uesugi Kenshin at its center to the 12th generation lord, Uesugi Narisada. A solemn atmosphere permeates the grounds.

Miyasaka Koukokan
This museum collects and displays various pieces of armour that were said to be collected by Maeda Keiji himself. Important cultural artifacts dating back to the Yonezawa domain’s days, such as those relating to the Uesugi clan as well as matchlock guns, are also exhibited here.

Toko Sake Warehouse
The grandest sake warehouse in the Tohoku region which displays sake manufacturing equipment, including 17 sake barrels that are 1.8 metres wide and deep, that dates over 100 years back. You can also experience how it was like to live in the Meiji period for yourself.

Kasugasan Rinsenji
This temple is the bodaiji (similar to an ancestral temple where the deceased family members are cared for) of the Uesugi clan and it was relocated to Yonezawa together with the clan when they moved out of the Echigo province. It is the resting place for the wives in the Uesugi clan as well as chief retainers such as Naoe Kanetsugu.

Yonezawa Sightseeing Passport Vendors

1. Yonezawa Station ASK information counter
    1-1-43 Ekimae, Yonezawa (In Yonezawa Station)
    TEL (0238) 24-2965

2. Yonezawa Tourism & Convention Bureau
    1-4-13 Marunouchi, Yonezawa
    TEL (0238) 21-6226

3. Michi no Eki Yonezawa
    1039-1 Oaza Kawai, Yonezawa
    TEL (0238) 40-8400

4. Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum
    1-2-1 Marunouchi, Yonezawa
    TEL (0238) 26-8000

5. Uesugi Joshien
    1-1-22 Marunouchi, Yonezawa
    TEL (0238) 23-0700

6. Uesugi Shrine
    1-4-13 Marunouchi, Yonezawa
    TEL (0238) 22-3189

7. Uesugi Mausoleum
    1-5-30 Gobyou, Yonezawa
    TEL (0238) 23-3115

8. Miyasaka Koukokan
    1-2-24 Higashi, Yonezawa
    TEL (0238) 23-8530

9. Toko Sake Warehouse
    2-3-22 Oomachi, Yonezawa
    TEL (0238) 21-6601

10. Kasugasan Rinsenji
    1-2-3 Rinsenji, Yonezawa
    TEL (0238) 23-0601

11. Yonezawa Excel Hotel Tokyu
    1-13-3 Chuo, Yonezawa
    TEL (0238) 24-0411

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The Yonezawa 1-Day Bus Pass is also on sale now!

Contact

Yonezawa Tourism & Convention Bureau
TEL 0238-21-6226

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