Tsuruoka Washington Hotel, located just in front of JR Tsuruoka station, is the best choice to conduct your business and to visit sightseeing spots. Tsuruoka, one of the major cities of the Shonai region of Yamagata Prefecture, is the Shonai area's rich natural endowment of seashores, mountains and plains, makes this old castle town an especially wonderful place to visit. Simplicity and delicacy, and valiancy and warmth that are embedded in the city mutually enhance the appeal of the Shonai area. Nature in Shonai area produces vivid colors each season. Feeling closer to the nature, enjoy and explore many tourist attractions in the city.