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Osorezan, Mutsu
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Take a bath in hot springs at Osorezan, one of the three greatest holy grounds in Japan. Believed to be "gates of Hell" by some, this magic misty temple complex has a strong smell of sulfur due to past volcanic activity. Set in the midst of an extraterrestrial landscape, the area has been officially a place of reverence since 862 CE as a temple complex that's centered around Bodaiji Temple on the site. This popular 817 m high (2,884 ft) "Mount Fear" features hot springs, shrines, blasted rocks and bubbling pits, and memorial effigies of children. Ring a bell in memory of earthquake victims. Put Osorezan and other Mutsu attractions into our Mutsu travel itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Make no mistake, this is at least 150 minutes' drive from Aomori city (small road with lots of traffic and low speed limits); for all the fact that it is a caldera, the ascent of the mountain is not b...  more »
  • Hall walk with fatigue, too far to go by car from Tokyo could feel many of people as the name implies. Pay the admission fee, walk 200 m to the front gate. So can get a wife even beyond the grave and many packed in female Japanese shape and peek at the facilities and the rest on the left, while the dead man had dedicated family is a thing. And bathe in the left and right main gate and cabin is one of each right has new shukubo, connecting the main building corridor is growing. Hall Caldera formed the original place for here the smell of sulfide 立chi込me mysterious is road's name is engraved on every Pebble go, from its face "the death of a close person who can place and felt the Institute do not never crazy feelings in what you say. Me really pretty but that says nothing is heavy because that is not where I wanted to take pictures there, but tired of moving as few really hadn't taken a photo that I realized later. Well... nature and away from the mountain by the way and I was wondering if you had right now.
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  • I went by car from Aomori, Hokkaido Shinkansen. But so many mountain trails or rough shimokita peninsula Sunday driver's concentration. Back in a sparse, I mean people because it was a weekday, was more ominous. Misty sulfur smell, my wife was gassed? And was. Stones piled up in 10 minutes than a futile effort, very much afraid, we couldn't. So when you over hell while living in paradise called hard to have prayer. Hands still more haunted at all is creepy. Gil is visiting in the summer.
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