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Shonai TownTourist site Hands-on experience

View, encounter, and experience the wonders of nature!

Panning for gold dust, catching mountain trout with your bare hands, and fun in the snow. There are many ways to have fun that are unique to Shonai Town, where residents live alongside nature.

Shonai Town Tourist site  Hands-on experience

A list of tourist sites

  • Kitagassan Forest

    This forest, located within Bandai-Asahi National Park, has a walking path stretching approximately 2 km to an observation deck. Visitors can refresh body and mind strolling amid Mother Nature.

  • Wind Turbine Village

    A place where both adults and children can enjoy, such as the learning facility "Windome Tachikawa" for understanding the wind and wind power generation, the battery car popular with children, the ...

  • Nanbusanson Grounds

    These grounds offer an area where people can fully enjoy outdoor activities such as camping and outdoor cooking in a magnificent outdoor environment in Tachiyazawa. At the annual summer event, Ryuj...

  • Onakajima Shizen Fureai-kan, Mori Mori

    The facility lets visitors experience the nature found in the Tachiyazawa River basin. It can also be used for hands-on interactive activities for groups such as elementary and jr. high school stud...

  • Gassan Shrine

    Together, Mt. Gassan, Mt. Haguro and Mt. Yudono comprise the Three Mountains of Dewa. The faithful come to Mt. Gassan because it is a sacred place for ascetic Shugendo practices. In addition, the g...

  • Cart Soleil Mogamigawa

    This racing cart course is the largest in Tohoku at 1063 m. It has hosted events such as the All-Japan Championship and series races. Top racers come to test their skills. 1-person carts can reach ...

  • Shonai Golf Club

    This champion golf course was constructed according to Mizuno course design under the direction of the professional golfer, Seiha Chin. It is a 7070-yard, 72-par course with 18 holes. The nature o...

  • Safety Park Mogami

    This park offers a specially constructed course for off-road motorcycling and is one of the best in the prefecture. A variety of events are also held here.

  • Hachiman Sports Park

    This sports park offers a softball field, a multipurpose square, and other areas where events of a national scale can be held. The park features a gymnasium, an indoor multipurpose sports ground, a...

  • Tsuki no Sawa Onsen Kitagassanso

    This is a hot spring accommodation facility in Shonai, Yamagata Prefecture, nestled in the inner parlor of the Tateyazawa River basin. Nearby are the Nanbu Yamamura Square on the banks of the Mutsu...


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