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  1. Tengendai Kogen’s Marutoku Campaign Begins!

  2. Handmade Goods at the 8th Yonezawa Marche!

  3. 10th Nasebanaru Autumn Festival is coming!

  4. 14th Yonezawa Don Don Festival!

  5. Yamagata Kogei in Okitama 2023

  6. Tengendai Ropeway Sunset Cruising Begins!

  7. Yonezawa Treasure Photography Contest 2023

  8. Uesugi Museum Upcoming Special Exhibit –…

  9. The 10th Nasebanaru Autumn Festival is coming…

  10. Yonezawa Grand Fireworks Festival!

  11. Yonezawa Benibana Festival Main Event!

  12. Tengendai Kogen Summer Festival

View one of Japan's national treasures - a folding screen portraying the sights in and around Kyoto - and many other articles related to the Uesugi clan.

Denkoku no Mori was opened on September 29, 2001 as a museum and cultural facility for the Yonezawa area. The building itself contains the Okitama Cultural Hall as well as the Yonezawa Uesugi Museum. Viewers can enjoy musical and theater performances in the Okitama Cultural Hall.

Whether it is to see a performance or to enjoy the fascinating artifacts on display, make sure to visit Denkoku no Mori during your trip to Yonezawa!


Location Information

Facility Name
Denkoku no Mori
(Yonezawa Uesugi Museum/Okitama Cultural Hall)
1-chōme-2-1 Marunouchi Yonezawa, Yamagata 992-0052
Phone Number
Yonezawa Uesugi Museum: 0238-26-8001
Okitama Cultural Hall: 0238-26-2666
Opening Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (last entry: 4:30 pm)
Regular Closed Day
4th Wednesday of every month (April-November)
Mondays (December-March)
New Year Holiday Period

Okitama Cultural Hall
New Year Holiday period
Space for 120 cars
English Support
Permanent Exhibition
General price: 410 yen (330 yen)
University/High school students: 210 yen (150 yen)
Middle school age and younger: 110 yen (60 yen)

Prices in brackets are for groups of 20 and above
Special Exhibition entry fee is separate and depends on what is held