The Station Town of Sekikawa village

The Station Town of Sekikawa village

Sekikawa village prospered during the 18th century as a station town of Yonezawa highway.

Spots in this area :

  • Maruyama Bridge
  • The former residence of Watanabe clan
  • The former residence of Tsuno clan
  • The former residence of Sato clan
  • Tokeien (東桂苑)

Famous festival :

Taishitamonjya festival (大きなもん蛇まつり)WEB

– The festival which people carry an artificial long snake (Length: 82.8m Weight:2t) is held in the late August every year. This is designated in the Guinness book as a “The world longest snake made of straw and bamboo.”

Access :

5 min by car from Echigokatagai Sta. or Echigoshimonoseki Sta.

80 min by train (Yonesaka line ) from Yonezawa Sta. to Echigoshimonoseki Sta.

 

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