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Tsuruoka

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Historic Sites · Aquariums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Tsuruoka, famous for its scenic surroundings, attracts tourists due to its proximity to the Dewa Sanzan, sacred mountains revered by the Shugendo religion. On a tour of Tsuruoka, you can admire a variety of temples and shrines, as well as a number of historic buildings and meticulously landscaped gardens. A gastronomy hotspot, the city boasts a plethora of restaurants that serve a number of cuisines using fresh seasonal ingredients. While sightseeing in Tsuruoka, take a break and sample some of its delicacies, such as its famous variety of "edamame" (soybeans in the pod). Put Tsuruoka at the heart of your travel plans by using our Japan road trip planning website.
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