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Uesugi Shrine in Matsugasaki Park is on the site of Yonezawa Castle, hence the moats and stone walls. Home of the Uesugi clan, the castle was destroyed in 1873 by the order of the Meiji government. Omotesando path to Uesugi Shrine.
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Statue of Uesugi Yozan (1751-1822), the 9th daimyo of Yonezawa. 上杉鷹山像
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Uesugi Shrine enshrines Uesugi Kenshin. The park is noted for cherry blossoms in April. The shrine is a short bus ride (or bicycle ride) from Yonezawa Station.
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The park's moats are lined with cherry blossoms.
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Matsugasaki Park is noted for cherry blossoms.
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Sando path to Uesugi Shrine. 参道
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Diagram of Yonezawa Castle.
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Statue of Uesugi Kenshin. 上杉謙信像
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Statue of Uesugi Yozan (1751-1822), the 9th daimyo of Yonezawa. 上杉鷹山像
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About Uesugi Yozan. 上杉鷹山
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About Uesugi Shrine.
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Uesugi Shrine, Yonezawa, Yamagata
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Site of the hall that contained the remains of Uesugi Kenshin. In 1876, the remains were moved to the Uesugi Clan's grave.
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Site of the hall that contained the remains of Uesugi Kenshin.
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