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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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  • It only said that once all the souls of the dead are gathered at Mt. osore, as close to heaven. We recommend that once you see done to.
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  • Japan's three great sacred mountain sacred sites. I thought it was rather is a mysterious feeling when covered with hot clouds that drizzled. How in hell by hell, II hell other hell ' tour to woo sori Lake. Daewoo sori Lake found in Tohoku earthquake memorial. Requiem Bell and the Bell of hope, tame and here is a beautiful sound. Hot springs at Mt. osore's admission. Sulphur Springs like dying, I think.
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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 »