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Where Uesugi Kagekatsu, Uesugi Yōzan, and Naoe Kanetsugu are enshrined

Uesugi Yōzan was previously enshrined at Uesugi Shrine (along with Uesugi Kenshin) before his remains were relocated to Matsugasaki Shrine in 1902.

Two ceremonies are held here every year: one for spring on April 30, and one for autumn on the last Saturday of September. The spring ceremony overlaps with the Yonezawa Uesugi Festival (held from April 29 - May 3), and Matsugasaki Shrine is very popular among visitors during this time.

A stone monument engraved with famous sayings from Uesugi Yōzan is located on the shrine grounds.


Location Information

Site Name
Matsugasaki Shrine
1-chōme-1-38 Marunouchi Yonezawa, Yamagata 992-0052
Phone Number
Operating hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
300 spaces available
English Support
Not available
Take the bus bound for Shirabu Onsen from Yonezawa Station and get off at the Uesugi Shrine stop. Then, walk for five minutes to the shrine