Welcome to Tendo, town of Shogi (Japanese chess) awesome place to visit and an awesome place to live

Tendo city boasting the largest production volume of Shogi (Japanese chess) pieces. Unravel the history and its intricate links related to shogi dotted all over town. Enjoy your stay in Tendo! An epicurean paradise, lush offering of hot springs with deeply rooted culture and tradition. Make Tendo your hub for your Yamagata trip and enjoy easy access to other Yamagata hot spots such as Yamadera (Mountain temple complex).