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Yamagata Cherry Land & Kaminoyama Kanko Fruit Orchard
- Japanese Pears
A 30 minute drive from Yamagata city will bring you right to Yamagata Cherry Land & Kaminoyama Kanko Fruit Orchard, which is situated on a green hill overlooking Kamiyama.
The most recommended fruit at this facility are their cherries. Five varieties of cherries are cultivated here; starting with Yamagata’s representative brand, the sato nishiki, they also have taisho nishiki, shokanokaori, kimi nishiki, and hime nishiki cherries at Yamagata Cherry Land & Kaminoyama Kanko Fruit Orchard.
Here you should definitely try the taisho nishiki cherries, which are quite large and very sweet, with a firm and slight crunch to the flesh. Although first developed at Yamagata Cherry Land & Kaminoyama Kanko Fruit Orchard, the taisho nishiki have not been patented and as such are freely grown at other farms in Yamagata as well. But, the taisho nishiki cherries at Yamagata Cherry Land & Kaminoyama Kanko Fruit Orchard are special. They taste different from those at other orchards because these cherries are grown as closely to nature, with as little human interference as possible. Taisho nishiki cherries can generally be picked from July first through to late July.
The cherries from Yamagata Cherry Land & Kaminoyama Kanko Fruit Orchard taste their best when eaten 2-3 days after being picked. That way, any sourness will have gone from them, and their overall flavor will be quite mellow. An all-you-can-eat cherry picking course (40 minutes) for adults is 1600 yen per person, 800 yen (tax included) for children from 3-pre-school age, and free for children under 3. There are also cherries, juices, and jams available for purchase in their shop too.
You can also find plenty of delicious fall fruits at Yamagata Cherry Land & Kaminoyama Kanko Fruit Orchard too. There are 19 kinds of apples, pears, grapes, peaches and other fruits available, with all-you-can-eat courses of their own. You can also enjoy tasting grapes and pears or grapes and peaches in all-you-can-eat sets too, which is the perfect way to enjoy the flavors of autumn.
|Farm Name||Yamagata Cherry Land & Kaminoyama Kanko Fruit Orchard|
|Farm Information||Yamagata Cherry Land & Kaminoyama Kanko Fruit Orchard, where you will find cherries, pears, peaches, apples, grapes and their famous, taisho nishiki cherries. This farm specializes in the independent cultivation of several varieties of each fruit, all of which are known for their large sizes, sweetness and firm texture. Please come and try their incredible fruits.|
|Admission Fee||Cherry pickings (40 minutes): Free for children under 3, Children 800 yen, Persons over the age of 10 - 1600 yen (with tax). The fee varies depending on the type of fruit.|
|Hours||8:00 - 16:00|
|Address||Yamagata, Kaminoyama, Mikami 241-47|
|Nearest Station||JR Kaminoyama-Onsen Station|
|Access from the Station||15 minute walk from JR Kaminoyama-Onsen Station|
|Access by Car||15 minute drive from Yamagata Kamiyama Interchange or 30 minute drive from Yamagata Zao Interchange|
|Credit card||Not available|
|Language support||Simple English|