Yamagata Castle Ruins (Kajo Park)

Travel Guide - Yamagata Castle Ruins (Kajo Park)

Information

The 350,000 square meters Kajo Park is the site of the former Yamagata Castle.
There are restored Yamagata Castle's Ninomaru Higashi-Otemon gate, the gate which was constructed in a traditional architectural style, a statue of Mogami Yoshiaki, the 11th feudal lord of Yamagata, Yamagata City Folk Museum, and Yamagata Prefectural Museum in the park.

Kajo Park is also a popular place for Hanami (cherry blossom viewing) in the spring.

Opening Hours

  • 5:00 - 22:00
  • 5:30 - 22:00 (November - March)

Access / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from JR Yamagata Station

Address / Location

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Lluís@Red Faction Resistance Leader @lluis_ramirez - 2021-04-22
Hi, @NianticLabs .
I and my two friends helped clean the Yamagata Castle Archaeological Park with everyone in the… https://t.co/6DUyLel8Td
Center ★ Nova @CirNobar - 2021-02-22
Old travels: Yamagata castle park, 2015.

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A7 quest team @A7Quest - 2021-01-19
Kajo park is one of the most famous park in Yamagata,and located in the ruins of castle which was built by Mogami Y… https://t.co/KYDtTy3CcH
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Kajo park is one of the most famous park in Yamagata,and located in the ruins of castle which was built by Mogami Y… https://t.co/KYDtTy3CcH
Kaede Nakagawa 楓 中川 @authork_kaede - 2020-07-12
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Vikki/Kukiko (く黄こ) 💛「一緒に行こう 次の時代へ!」 @Kukiko_Odorite - 2019-08-11
After breakfast I explored Kajo Park! It’s the site of Yamagata Castle And is a huge and really beautiful park. Thi… https://t.co/7ZadZJ6aO2
Kenneth Salomon @KenSalomon - 2019-05-14
Watch me walk around Cherry Blossom Trees from Last Years Hanami Season in Kajo Park, Yamagata Japan...if you have… https://t.co/hNBLlOvy5T
Black Catさん @j_videography - 2019-02-01
Beautiful cherry blossoms in Japan.Kajo Park in Yamagata Prefecture Tohoku Japan is a castle ruined park that opene… https://t.co/ZuBFVroz4d
ユネスコ創造都市やまがた @FilmYamagata - 2018-04-19
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Cherry blossoms in Kajo Park (Former Yamagata Castle)
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飯森範親 @iimoriconductor - 2018-04-12
Cherry blossoms will be in full bloom soon
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WAttention Tokyo @wattention - 2018-03-10
Kajo Park covers the site of the former Yamagata Castle and has a beautiful variety of sakura. [Wattention] Bringi… https://t.co/OIxeEFAtA4
WAttention Tokyo @wattention - 2018-03-09
Kajo Park covers the site of the former Yamagata Castle and has a beautiful variety of sakura. Take a walk around... https://t.co/ha5YA8QZCL
TANOSHIMU.Japan @TANOSHIMU_Japan - 2018-02-05
The 'Hidden-Beauty' Small Towns & Villages in Japan - 'Kaminoyama City' in Yamagata Prefecture (1)
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Primo @primo1ultimo0 - 2017-05-06
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Watching sakura in Kajo Park in Yamagata city is probably my highlight in this year's spring… https://t.co/gUHfmFF6ID
Nur Rahmi Sa'adah @n_rahmi_s - 2016-07-30
My short trip yesterday with asprof and senpai at Kajo Park Yamagata.

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Samantha Villabert @sammehvi - 2016-04-30
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zoomingjapan @zoomingjapan - 2015-05-03
Cherry blossoms at Kajou Park (Yamagata Castle):
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shiny524 @ecco524 - 2015-04-23
I went to Kajo Park in Yamagata city last Sunday. Cherry blossoms were in full bloom. #twinglish #engpls #eigocafe http://t.co/Qxe0lCAZRB
zoomingjapan @zoomingjapan - 2015-04-04
Yamagata's Kajou Park. You can still catch cherry blossoms there in late April: http://t.co/n5QJsmzHHQ http://t.co/vyMJaxMXws