Okama Crater Lake is a sightseeing spot representative of Zao, a mountain range on the prefectural border between Miyagi and Yamagata. Okama means pot in Japanese, referring to the shape of the crater, which is filled with emerald green water. This is the place to feel the power of nature. The top of the mountain range is accessible by car.
Access: 45-min by bus from JR Yamagata Station to Zao-Onsen. 17-min by ropeway to Zao Sancho