Find out more



Roadside Station Gassan & Gassan Asahi Museum Village

  • img

  • img

  • img

The Roadside Station Gassan with various facilities spread over a vast site.

There is a bouldering space, the Gassan Asahi Museum Village with information on the former Asahi Village (now the Asahi district of Tsuruoka City), fast food corners, a soba shop and a souvenir shop which sells local soba flour and Gassan wine, characteristic for being made with local mountain grapes.
In addition, the view from the Nabira Snow Suspension Bridge over the Bonji River Valley is spectacular, especially during the fall foliage season.

Recommended pointsRecommended points

Recommended points

Bouldering area

You can enjoy bouldering in this area.
Trial experience: 30 minutes with shoes provided
Weekday: 500 yen - Weekend & holiday 800 yen
All day (9:00~17:00)
Adult: Weekday 1,300 yen - Weekend & holiday 1,500 yen
Child: 800 yen
Morning (9:00~13:00)
Adult: Weekday 700 yen - Weekend & holiday 800 yen
Child: 500 yen
Afternoon (13:00~17:00)
Adult: Weekday 800 yen - Weekend & holiday 900 yen
Child: 500 yen
Monthly pass
Adult: 6,000 yen
Child: 4,000 yen
Climbing shoes rental fee: 330 yen

Recommended points

Gassan Asahi Museum Village

This facility introduces the rich culture of the historic Asahi district. There is also a corner of the old road Rokujurietsu Kaido in Dewa and a tourist information center. Please use it as a base for walking on old trails.
Hours: 9:00~17: 00
Closed: Every Monday from December to March (the following weekday if it is a national holiday) & Year-end and New Year holidays
Admission fees for special exhibition will vary
Rokujurietsu Kaido Corner: free

Recommended points

Soba shop

This soba shop is a 150 years old house that was relocated from the Asahi district. You can enjoy freshly ground, freshly kneaded, and freshly boiled juwari soba (100% buckwheat) made from Asahi area flour.
Hours: 11:00~17:00 (last order 16:30)
Closed: April to November: open every day & December to March : closed on 4th Monday
Seating: 60 seats (including 12 chairs)
Telephone: 0235-53-3413

Recommended points

Gassan wine

There is a wide range of distinctive and attractive wines, including rare wines made from mountain grapes and wines made from Yama Sauvignon, which is a cross between mountain grapes and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Gassan mountain grape wine is a low-alcohol wine with the richness of mountain grapes and sweet and sour fruit. Please try it!

Basic information

Road Station Gassan & Gassan Asahi Museum Village

3-1 Nabira Hirata, Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture


About 5 minutes by car from the Yamagata Expressway Shonai Asahi Interchange
About 90 minutes by car from Yamagata Station
About 30 minutes by car from Tsuruoka Station

Parking lot


4th Monday of December to March, New Year holidays

Note that the Mt. Gassan Road Information Terminal is open all-year-long, 24 hours a day.

Official site

Surrounding spots

Read together