Enjoy safflower culture
Yamagata Marugoto-kan BENI NO KURA
This facility was originally the warehouse and home of the Marutani-Hasegawa safflower merchant family.
This integrated tourism complex comprises five facilities. In addition to a soba shop serving seasonal local Yamagata cuisine passed down through generations and exquisitely delicious handmade soba noodles, as well as a restaurant providing a menu that consciously incorporates the philosophy of “local production for local consumption”, serving French-based cuisine made with Yamagata produce, the complex also includes a tourist information center, souvenir shop selling specialty Yamagata products, and a farmers’ market selling freshly picked agricultural produce grown with meticulous care by local producers.
|Address||2-1-8 Tokamachi, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture|
|Opening hours||Operating hours differ for each facility.|
(Please see the website for detailed information.)
|Fees||Free of charge|
|Car parking||Free of charge/parking for approx. 50 cars|
|Barrier-free facilities||Wheelchair-accessible toilet: 1|
Take the 100 yen loop bus from JR Yamagata Station to Tokamachi Beni-no-Kura-mae Bus Stop.
Approx. 10-minute walk from JR Yamagata Station
Approx. 10-minute drive from the Yamagata-Zao Interchange
This facility provides a range of central town tourism experiences, providing delicious cuisine on the theme of “Fresh production, fresh food”, selling local specialty products, hosting a farmers’ market providing traditional vegetables and other agricultural produce, and holding various exhibitions and events with each season.
Access from Yama-dera
[JR Senzan Line]
Yamadera Station ⇒ Yamagata Station (approx. 20 minutes ⇒ approx. 10-minute walk