Tendo Park (Mt. Maizuru)
Mt. Maizuru, located in the center of Tendo city, is a symbol of the city and is popular with citizens. From the mountaintop observation square (reconstructed in 2009), you can see Mt. Gassan, the Asahi mountain range, and the Mogami river.
Mt. Maizuru is also known as a famous spot for cherry blossoms. On a weekend of late April, the Tendo Sakura Festival Human Shogi game will be held under approximately 2,000 cherry blossoms.
The Human Shogi game that colors Tendo’s spring is a big event that has been held since 1958.
On the stage of Mt. Maizuru where about 2,000 cherry trees are in full bloom, warriors and servants dressed in armor and kimono will play as shogi pieces.
Tendo Sakura Festival Human Shogi
Tendo Shiroyama, Tendo City
- 023-654-1111 (Tendo City Planning Division) 023-654-1111 (Tendo City Planning Division)
20 minutes walk from Tendo Station 20 minutes by car from Yamagata Kita IC on the Yamagata Expressway 10 minutes by car from Tendo IC on the Tohoku Chuo Expressway
- Parking lot
- Mt. Maizuru Atago Numashita parking lot * Please use the shuttle bus during Human Shogi game due to traffic restrictions.