Mogami Yoshiaki Historical Museum, Yamagata

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The is a museum in the city of Yamagata in northern Japan just outside the reconstructed Great Eastern Gate of Yamagata Castle. It focuses on the place in history of Mogami Yoshiaki and his role in building the foundations of present-day Yamagata. The museum opened on 1 December 1989 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of modern Yamagata City. Its purpose is to preserve and study, display and make accessible to the public historical items from Yoshiaki's time (1546- 1614) when the Yamagata Domain was the fifth largest feudal domain in Japan. Armory, swords and firearms from the historic battles of the 16th century and later are exhibited, along with art works, old maps of the castle town and official documents connected with the Mogami clan and its history. Among the museum's most prized items exhibited are the large standing screen of the Battle of Hasedo, and Mogami Yoshiaki's helmet and battle command baton. There are also special exhibitions of old and modern swords. The museum has English information on the exhibits available. Admission is free. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is closed Mondays.Address1-53 Ote-machi, Yamagata-shi, Yamagata-ken Telephone: 023-625-7101
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  • In early December, in the forecourt of the Museum workers 冬支度 and he is going in the long winter, I thought. The hotel is free of charge, but from Yamagata beautiful reception "would guide you? "And instinctively by veteran guide back"Yes, thank you, and I there came, Amboseli and talk for 30 minutes. Well turns out that locally, have handed down like the Mogami clan. Recommended usage guide.
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  • Free entrance, the hotel's photography is not permitted. Speaking of Mogami Yoshiaki. Image in the drama "dokuganryu Masamune" (bad guys out of the way by Masamune's rough sex series! ) And take a look at the exhibits is strong, but surprisingly, the daughter to think very carefully and also has been seen partly as a man of culture (and ω-) have seen exhibitions in kimono at the marriage of daughter of Mogami Yoshiaki song.
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  • It would be nice to know basic mogaki y. Park, but I think to be honest, nothing much to see. If it more than anything else, Samurai fan, take a look at top y. Park takes 38 between total picotee suji Kabuto see keep. That helmet seen in the photo, I saw in the game will be seen. However, guests are prohibited, so watch out. The description of the hotel's free Bota entire guide can ask.
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